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Attahiru: National Flag Should Be Flown At Half-mast For Three Days – Buhari

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In honour of the deceased Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 other military officers that died in a plane crash in Kaduna on Friday, President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that flags be flown at half-mast.

This was contained in a statement issued on Sunday by Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation.

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According to the statement, the directive on the flags is to be carried out in all public buildings and official residences for three days.
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“To honour the memory and services of the late Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, and other military officers, who lost their lives in an unfortunate plane crash on Friday, President Muhammadu Buhari has authorised that the National Flag should be flown at half-mast in all public buildings, facilities and official residences with effect from 24th to 26th May, 2021,” the statement reads.
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“Similarly, the President has also approved a work-free day for members of the Armed Forces on Monday, 24th May, 2021.”

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