The national leadership and entire membership of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) express her profound condolences to President Mohammadu Buhari, GCFR, the Nigerian Armed Forces and Family of Late Lt General Ibrahim Attahiru, Chief of Army Staff and other officers who died in the fatal plane crash close to the Kaduna Airport on Friday 21st May, 2021.
This was contained in a condolence letter to President Muhammadu Buhari signed and made available to newsmen in Abuja by NMA President Prof. Innocent A.O. Ujah, and the Secretary General Dr. Philips Uche Ekpe.
The NMA joins other Nigerians in sharing the pains and grief of the Presidency and other well meaning Nigerians and prays that their souls find peace in God’s Kingdom while praying for the families the fortitude to bear the irreplaceable loss.
The Association is particularly pained, bearing in mind that the nation has lost a rare breed and one of her most decorated intelligent tactical officer with enormous wealth of experience in tackling the current insurgency and banditry at this time that his services are most needed.