Army’s head of training dies in auto crash
The Chief of Training and Operations of the Nigerian Army, Major-General Yusha’u Mahmood Abubakar has died.
General Abubakar died in an auto crash along Maidiguri-Damaturu road on Tuesday.
The Acting GOC 3 Division Nigerian Army, Brigadier-General M. S. A. Aliyu who was travelling with Abubakar survived but sustained severe injuries, the Nigerian Army spokesman, Sani Usman said in a statement.
“The Nigerian Army wishes to inform the public of the involvement of its Chief of Training and Operations (Army), Maj Gen YM Abubakar and the Acting GOC 3 Division Nigerian Army, Brigadier General MSA Aliyu in a road traffic accident along Maiduguri-Damaturu road
“Sadly, we lost Maj Gen YM Abubakar as a result of the incident while Brig Gen Aliyu sustained some injuries & is receiving treatment.”