The Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo, has directed the cancellation of the events marking the 65th Anniversary of the Nigerian Navy.
A statement by the Director, Information Nigeria Navy, Commodore Suleman Dahun, said: “this decision followed the sad demise of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru, some senior officers, other officers and personnel in the air crash of yesterday, May 21, 2021 in Kaduna.
“The CNS commiserates with the nation and offers the condolences of officers and ratings of the Nigerian Navy to Mr President, the Nigerian Army and Nigerian Air Force as well as families of the departed. May their souls rest in peace.
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