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Who Is Alfred Olufade? Newlywed NAF Pilot Who Dies Alongside COAS In Kaduna Crash (Photos)

Olufade and newly appointed Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, as well as nine other military personnel were onboard the jet when it crashed around 6pm on Friday, killing all onboard.
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Friends, family members and associates of a Nigerian Air Force pilot, Flt Lt Alfred Ayodeji, have mourned the newly wedded officer who died in a plane crash on Friday.

On May 21st, Nigeria experienced a great loss after Beachcraft 350 aircraft crashed at Kaduna International Airport on Friday evening.

Olufade and newly appointed Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, as well as nine other military personnel were onboard the jet when it crashed around 6pm on Friday, killing all onboard.

According to friends and associates of Olufade, the officer got married two months ago – February.

They have since taken to the social media to express grief over the sad demise of the officer and prayed for comfort for his wife and other family members.

See some reactions from friends and associates on Twitter below;

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