Two women slump as Attahiru, other officers are laid to rest
Two women slumped at the Military cemetery in Abuja as the late Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen Ibrahim Attahiru and ten other officers were laid to rest.
The burial ceremony, which was was clouded with tears and mourning became more tense after the next of kin of the officers were presented with the Nigerian flag in honor of their dead, one of the family members that was being led back to her seat fainted and panic set in, as members of the military and other civilians present tried hard to revive, she was eventually rushed out of the premises in an ambulance.
The second incident was with one of the wives of the officers, who slumped as the Chief of Defense Staff was giving his speech under the tenth where Defense and Police Officers Wives Association (DEPOWA), Nigerian Army Officers’ Wives Association and Nigerian Air Force Officers’ Wives Association (NAFOWA) were seated.
Medical personnel were on ground to ensure the woman was revived and taken care of.
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