Drunk’ soldier kills Nigerian Army General

Written by on November 17, 2022

The Director of Finance of the Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC) and one of the finest officers in the Nigerian Army, Brigadier General O.A. James, is dead.
The top army officer died Tuesday night from injuries he suffered after a corporal, Abayomi Ebun, believed to be drunk, hit him with a car, those familiar with the matter told PREMIUM TIMES.
The incident happened at about 10:30p.m Tuesday as Brigadier General James was walking to his residence inside the NAFRC barracks in Lagos.PREMIUM TIMES learnt the General was rushed to the NAFRC Medical Centre after the incident where he was confirmed dead.
The army corporal has since been arrested and is being detained by NAFRC provost marshals investigating the matter.
The Nigerian Army is yet to comment on the incident. The spokesperson to the Force, Onyema Nwachukwu, a brigadier general, did not answer and is yet to return calls seeking comments.

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