Missing Army General Alkali’s Body Found In Abandoned Well

Missing Army General Alkali’s Body Found In Abandoned Well

BY ADAMU JEGIRE

The body of the missing army general, Retired Major-General Idris Alkali has been found.

General Alkali’s remains were discovered in an abandoned well in a mining village, Guchwet in Shen of Jos South LGA of Plateau state on Wednesday.

The leader of the search and rescue operation, Brigadier General Umar Mohammed, while announcing the development, told reporters that a parade would be held for the retired officer as an honour.

He said there would be a befitting burial for the former Chief of Administration, Nigerian Army headquarters.

Retired Major General Idris Alkali had been declared missing since September 3, 2018, on his way from Abuja to Bauchi en route Jos.

The Nigerian Army had last week discovered a shallow grave, in its search of Alkali, who was the immediate past Chief of Administration (Army).

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