Friday, June 4, 2021

Ex-Chief of Defence Staff, Lt -Gen. Dogonyaro laid to rest

 Former Chief of Defence Staff, Lt-Gen. Joshua Dogonyaro  was on Friday laid to rest in Lantang, Plateeu.Dogonyaro, 80, died after a brief illness on May 13.His remains were buried in his family compound in Pajat, Langtang town after a funeral service at COCIN Central, Langtang North.

Sun Newpaper

Speaking, President Muhammadu Buhari, represented by Minister of Defence, rtd Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, said the government received the news of Dogonyaro’s death with great shock and pain.

Buhari described Dogonyaro as a “fearless and gallant soldier”, who contributed immensely to the unity and peace of Nigeria.

“He was a patriotic and thorough soldier, who sacrificed for this nation and his many attributes will remain for many years to come.

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