Lt.-Gen. Buratai Nigerian COAS Father is Dead

Sad one: The father of Nigerian Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Alhaji Yusuf Buratai --  Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai dad is dead.

The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Sani Kukasheka, confirmed the death in a statement issued on Friday in Maiduguri. 
Sani Kukasheka made it known that Yusuf Buratai, an ex-serviceman, died on Friday morning.

He also said that “this is to inform you of the passing away of the father of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Alhaji Yusuf Buratai, this morning (Friday) in Maiduguri”.

Yusuf Buratai, a veteran of World War II, joined the West African Army in 1942. (NAN)