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Who is Ibrahim Attahiru? Chief of Army Staff, Biography, Age, History, Death, Wife, Net Worth

Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru was born in Doka, Kaduna North Local Government Area, Kaduna State. He was a graduate of the Nigerian Defence Academy, Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji and Nigerian Army School of Infantry.
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Attahiru Ibrahim (10 August 1966–21 May 2021) was a Nigerian Army Lieutenant General serving as the 21st Chief of Army Staff of the Nigerian Army since 26 January 2021.

Name

Maj Gen Attahiru

Real Name

Maj Gen Attahiru Ibrahim

Date of Birth

10th August,1966

Age

54 years (2020)

State of Origin

Kaduna State

Occupation

Army Officer

Rank

Major General

Religion

Muslim

Net Worth

Unknown

Late Army Chief of Staff Ibrahim Attahiru

Ibrahim Attahiru Biography

Ibrahim Attahiru was born on 10 August 1966 in Nigeria and he was a military officer in the Nigerian army. He is a Nigerian Army Major-General and Chief of Army Staff of Nigeria. He is from Kaduna North of Kaduna State, and a member of the Regular Course 35 of the Nigerian Defence Academy. He was appointed on January 26, 2021, by Muhammed Buhari after the resignation of Tukur Yusuf Buratai..

Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru was born in Doka, Kaduna North Local Government Area, Kaduna State. He was a graduate of the Nigerian Defence Academy, Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji and Nigerian Army School of Infantry.

He commenced cadets training in January 1984 and was commissioned into the rank of Second Lieutenant in December 1986 as an Infantry Officer.

He holds a Masters degree in Strategic Management and Policy Studies from the Nigerian Defence Academy.

Others include, Masters of Science in Human Resources Management and Development form Salford University in the United Kingdom and Graduate Diploma in International Studies from the University of Nairobi, Kenya.

Ibrahim Attahiru Military Career

He was General Officer Commanding 82 Division of Nigerian Army, Enugu prior to his appointment as Chief of Army Staff. He reportedly failed this mission and was removed from his post. In 2017, he was ordered by the then Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai to destroy Boko Haram and capture Abubakar Shekau, its leader dead or alive

Ibrahim Attahiru Wife

Awards and Recommendations

The General has several honors and awards to his credit. He is a highly decorated officer with UNAMSIL Medal, ECOMOG Medal, Forces Service Star, Meritorious Service Star, Distinguish Service Star, Grand Service Star, Corp Medal of Honour, Command medal, Field Command Medal, and Field Command Medal of Honour.

Net Worth

His net worth is currently unknown. We will update this page when we have more information.

Ibrahim Attahiru Death

The Nigerian Chief of Army Staff Ibrahim Attahiru has been killed in a plane crash in Kaduna, Ngnews247 has learnt from military sources. READ MORE

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