Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has authorised that the National Flag should fly at half mast in honour of the late Chief of Army Staff and ten others who died in a plane crash.
President Buhari directed that the National Flag should fly at half-mast in all public buildings, facilities, and official residences.
The directive is in honour of the late Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru, and the ten officers that lost their lives in a plane crash during an official mission.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha in a statement said this will take effect from Monday, 24 May 2021 to Wednesday, 26 May 2021.
Buhari also approved a work-free day for the Members of the Armed Forces on Monday, 24 May 2021.