Body of Missing Army General Found in Jos

The body of the missing Army General, Retired Major General Idris Alkali has been found.

The remains of the retired officer were discovered in Guchwet in Shen of Jos South LGA of Plateau State, according to an army statement Wednesday.

The leader of the operation search and rescue, Brigadier General Umar Mohammed, says a parade will be held for the retired officer.

He also stated that an honour and a befitting burial for the former Chief of Administration in the Nigerian Army headquarters would take place.

Retired Major General Idris Alkali had been declared missing since September 3, 2018, on his way from Abuja to Bauchi en route Jos.

The Operation Safe Haven Task Force in Plateau State discovered a shallow grave where he was buried a fortnight ago.

No fewer than 70 persons in the Dura Du district have been apprehended in connection with the slaying of the general.

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