Sorrows and anguish have enveloped the family of Flight Lieutenant Abubakar Alkali, one of the officers who perished in the Tuesday’s crash of the Nigerian Air Force jet.
Confirming this in a statement moments after the incident, Sule Dauda, on behalf of the family, said the crash occurred on Tuesday afternoon in Kaduna State.
Dauda said the late officer was buried at about 5:30 pm, in line with Muslim burial rites at the NAF Air Force Base in Kaduna.
Additionally, a rattled Facebook user whose post further confirmed the report said, “Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un. We lost a brother today; Flt Lt Abubakar Alkali.”
Meanwhile, no official news item has, so far emanated from the NAF HQ, Abuja, concerning the incident/SHARE THIS