Nigerian Army General, Yushau Abubakar, Dies In Car Crash In Borno



The Nigerian Army has confirmed the death of Chief of Training and Operations of the Army, Major General Yushau Mahmood Abubakar in a road accident along Maiduguri-Damaturu Road on Tuesday, March 8, 2016.

Abubakar was the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole before his recent deployment to Army Headquarters, Abuja.

The road accident also involved the Acting General Officer Commanding 3 Division, Brigadier General MSA Aliyu who sustained some injuries and is currently receiving medical treatment.

The Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Usman Kukasheka has confirmed this development.


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