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Ex-Defence chief, Ogohi, is lifeless

A former Chief of Defence Staff, Admiral Ibrahim Ogohi (retd.), is lifeless.

He was mentioned the have handed on after a short sickness within the early hours of Sunday.

Ogohi was the Chief of Defence Staff between 1999 and 2003.

The Director of Information, Nigerian Navy, Commodore Adams-Aliu confirmed the information to our correspondent.

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Also, the Director Defence Information, Brig. Gen. Tukur Gusau confirmed the event in a message despatched to our correspondent.

He mentioned, “Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi rajiun. With deep sorrow, I announce the dying of Admiral Ibrahim Ogohi (retd.), a former Chief of Defence Staff (1999-2003).

“He passed on in Abuja in the early hours of today. More details will be communicated later.”

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