Army General, Alkali Missing Body Found (Photos)
The remains of the retired officer were discovered in Guchwet in Shen of Jos South LGA of Plateau State.
The leader of the operation search and rescue, Brigadier General Umar Mohammed, says a parade will be held for the retired officer.
He also stated that an honour and a befitting burial for former Chief of Administration in the Nigerian Army headquarters would take place.
Retired Major General Idris Alkali had been declared missing since September 3, 2018, on his way from Abuja to Bauchi en route Jos.
Following his reported disappearance, the Plateau State Police Command on October 25, declared the District Head of Dura Du Village in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State and seven others wanted.
The suspects were declared wanted after preliminary investigations indicating that they masterminded the abduction, assault and caused the disappearance of the retired army officer.
The Nigerian Army on September 20, 2018, began a search and rescue operation and troops from the 3 Division were deployed to Dura Du village.
Commander of the division and leader of the search mission, Brigadier-General Umar Mohammed, told Channels Television that preliminary investigation showed that the missing officer’s vehicle was seen close to a pond in the area.
Nine days later, the army found the vehicle in the pond. When it was pulled out, some items belonging to the major general were found but he wasn’t in the vehicle. (Channels TV)