A former Chief of Army Staff, General Mohammed Wushishi,is dead.
He died Saturday at a London hospital at the age of 81.
The late general was the chief of army staff in the Second Republic during the Shehu Shagari presidency.
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His demise was confirmed in a statement by the media aide to the Niger governor, Mary Noel-Berje.
Governor Abubakar Bello sympathised with the people of Wushishi Local Government Area, Kontagora Emirate and the entire people of Niger State over the death of the elder statesman.