The Chief of Army Staff Tukur Buratai is bereaved.

Yusuf Buratai, the father of Nigeria’s army chief, has passed on

The army spokesperson, Sani Usman, confirmed the death in a statement issued on Friday.

Usman the senior Buratai, an ex-serviceman, died on Friday morning.

He was a veteran of World War II, having joined the West African Army in 1942.

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