Nigerian Army confirms death of General in road crash

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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 today.

He 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, confirmed this development in a statement on Tuesday.

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