The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on Monday attended the three day Fidau prayer held in honor of the late Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, and other officers who lost their lives in a plane crash.


The Chief of Defense Staff, General Lucky Irabor, and General Buba Marwa (rtd) also attended the Fidau prayer in Abuja.


Recall that Attahiru and 10 military officers, who were on an official trip to Kaduna, died in a crash on Friday.


The crash happened close to the Kaduna International Airport at about 6 pm.


They were buried on Saturday at the National Military Cemetery, Abuja.


Meanwhile, Malami had described the death of Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru and others as a national tragedy.


According to him, Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru and members of his team were dedicated patriotic Nigerians whose efforts to improve the security situation of the country was manifest.