Army chief, Buratai, loses father

Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai [Photo credit: Naij.com]

Yusuf Buratai, the father of Nigeria’s army chief, Tukur Buratai, is dead.

The army spokesperson, Sani Usman, confirmed the death in a statement issued on Friday.

Mr. Usman the senior Buratai, an ex-serviceman, died on Friday morning.

He was a veteran of World War II, having joined the West African Army in 1942. (NAN)


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