Buratai’s official car badly damaged after a serious accident

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The Nigerian Army has announced that the official car of the Chief of Army Staff(COAS), Gen Tukur Buratai has been involved in an accident on the road to Kaduna on sunday, November 11, 2018. Buratai was not in the car but his ADC sustained injuries.

A statement from the Nigerian Army, available to Today’s Echo reads:

“The COAS’ official staff car had an accident at Jere town on the way to Kaduna today 11 November 2018 at about 6.00 p.m. The staff car was in a convoy along with other vehicles when a lone civilian vehicle veered off its lane and rammed into the staff car.”

“The COAS was not in the car. However, the ADC sustained minor injuries and has been evacuated to a nearby hospital for medical attention.”

This morning, the Army posted an update on the incidence:

“The driver of the civilian car that rammed into the convoy of the COAS is presently receiving medical attention at a NA Medical facility. Case has been reported to Police and Investigation has commenced. Initial findings showed driver was under the influence of alcohol.”


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