Mrs Fati Attahiru is the beautiful wife of Late chief of army staff Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru who died in a plane crash on the 21st of May 2021.
Mrs Fati Attahiru is a woman with heart of gold who is passionate about empowering others and her life’s work is dedicated to consistently designing solutions that affect lives while actively contributing to nation-building.
Mrs Attahiru is an avid reader who also enjoys traveling and seeing the world.
Fati Attahiru Date of Birth and Age
How old is Fati Attahiru date of birth as well as age is not known.
Fati Attahiru Married, Husband and Children
Is Mrs Fati Attahiru married? Mrs Fati Attahiru was married to her husband Late Lt. Gen Ibrahim Attahiru the current Chief of Army Staff now late, and their union was blessed with three lovely children.
Biography of Late Ibrahim Attahiru
Born on August 10, 1966, (Died May 21, 2021), Major General Ibrahim Attahiru hails from Kaduna North Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
He was a member of the Regular Course 35 of the Nigerian Defence Academy.
Before his appointment as the Chief of Army Staff, he was the General Officer Commanding 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Enugu.
He was also a former Theatre Commander of the Operation Lafiya Dole.
Fati Attahiru Earlier Life, Career and Educational Background
Mrs Fati Attahiru is a development practitioner with over 20 years of experience designing and building solutions that have transformed the lives of individuals and institutions.
She stands at the forefront of change and is currently the National President of the Nigerian Army Officers Wives Association, (NAOWA.). A philanthropic, non-governmental organization with the objectives of assisting the poor and the needy and raising the standard of living in Nigerian Army barracks.
As Divisional Chairperson of the Nigerian Army Officers’ Wives Association 82 Division Nigerian Army, Mrs Attahiru established a fully-fledged Solar-powered ICT center for youths in the barracks; launched and set up the Barrack Investment Initiative Programme (BIIP) for six cooperatives, which has helped women engage in small-scale businesses. She initiated and implemented the Support Orphans and Widows (SOW) project, which provided revolving interest-free loans for small businesses and scholarships for orphans of army personnel amongst others.
In her previous role where she served as the Operations and Coordination Specialist at UNDP, she provided strategic programmatic and operational oversight for the UNDP North East program in Nigeria. She was instrumental in jointly organizing a high-level AU-LCBC Ministerial conference with the Federal Ministry of Water Resources, managing responsible party agreements, drafting donor progress reports amongst others.
Often described as a passionate leader with a deep interest in economic development, Mrs Attahiru has championed many innovative paths while on the job. She built a reputation for developing business strategies and embracing the core values of integrity, innovation, and growth, which made her highly successful in prior roles held at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), British High Commission Nigeria, EDF Energy Limited UK, HSBC Bank Limited UK and more.
She is a recipient of the Commonwealth Chevening Scholarship and holds a masters degree in Development Studies with specialization in Power, Participation and Social Change from the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex; an MSc in Information Technology, from Cranfield University, UK, and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from the University of Leicester.
Fati Attahiru Husband Death
Fati Attahiru, Wife Of Chief-Of-Army Staff Lost Her Husband In Kaduna Air Crash Alongside six (6) others: The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru and six others, have died in a plane crash involving a Nigerian Air Force aircraft.
Ibrahim Attahiru and six other military officers died near Kaduna airport where the Chief of Army Staff was billed to commission a project in one of the military formations in Kaduna State.
The Director public relations and information, Nigerian Air Force, Commodore Edward Gabkwet, confirmed the crash in a terse statement.
He said there was an air crash involving a Nigerian Air Force plane but did not reveal identities of those on board.
However, it was gathered the Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru was on board the aircraft with his wife and some other senior military officers.
Gabkwet said “An air crash involving a @NigAirForce aircraft occurred this evening near the Kaduna International Airport.
“The immediate cause of the crash is still being ascertained. More details to follow soon,” the NAF spokesman tweeted.