– Lagos governor has paid a condolence visit to the family of Olayinka
– Olayinka, a brigadier general was one of the military officers that lost their lives in a plane crash recently
– Senator Tokunbo Abiru accompanied the governor to the Olayinkas
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has visited the family of late Brigadier General Lookman Olayinka who died in the plane crash in Kaduna which also claimed the lives of former Army Chief, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, 9 Others.
The Lagos governor was accompanied by Senator Tokunbo Abiru, Gboyega Akosile tweeted.
The late General Olayinka hailed from Ikorodu, Lagos state, and died at the age of 51.
Recall that the acting vice-chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Prof. Adebola Ekanola commiserated with President Muhammadu Buhari over the death of Brig. General Olatunji Olayinka, who died in the Kaduna plane crash on Friday, May 21.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulrazaq Namdaz, narrated how he missed boarding the military plane that killed the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Ibrahim Attahiru, and 10 other personnel in Kaduna.
It was reported that the lawmaker said he was invited to attend the Passing Out Parade (POP) of soldiers in Kaduna state.
He said he would likely have boarded the same plane with Attahiru if he had honoured the invitation.
In a related report, Major Nura Hamza, one of the officers who died in the Kaduna plane crash on Friday, May 21, was a philanthropist, according to those who knew him well.
According to multiple social media users close to the deceased, he planned to distribute uniforms and books to students at Salim School in Kaduna on Monday, May 24, after his official assignment in the northwest state.
Hamza was also the founder of Islamic Hospital Kawo, Kaduna, a hospital that treats indigents free of charge. He graduated from the Economics department, Bayero University, Kano state in 2002.