Army Observes Funeral Prayers For Late Major General Idris Alkali

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The Nigerian Army on Saturday led a delegation to observe the Jana-Iza prayers for the late Major General Idris Alkali (rtd) before he was buried.

The prayer session  was held at the National Mosque, Abuja, on Saturday.

The Chief of Army Staff  Lieutenant General T.Y. Buratai led other senior officers of the Nigerian Army and other dignitaries at the funeral prayer.

The body of  late Major General Idris Alkali was covered with the Nigerian flag, as he was laid in the mosque.

Solacebase recalled that the body was recovered from an abandoned well in Guchwet, Shen District of Jos South Local Government, Plateau state.

Alkali went missing on his way to Bauchi after leaving Abuja in the morning of September 3.

Subsequently , the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, set up an operation to search for the missing general.

The Nigerian Army  later said that after a thorough search and investigation, they narrowed their search to a mining pond in Dura-Du in Jos South local government of Plateau.

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