Chief of Army Staff loses father

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Mallam Yusuf Buratai, the father of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, lost his father, Mallam Yusuf Buratai, in Maiduguri on Friday morning, the Nigeria army disclosed this.

The Director of Public Relation of Nigeria Army, Brig. Gen. Kukahsaka Usman, disclosed that the man passed on in his house along Baga Road in Maiduguri on Friday morning.

He will be buried in Maiduguri today according to Muslim rites.

Late Yusuf is survived by 14 children, including the chief of army staff and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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