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President Tinubu laments tragic military helicopter crash, pays tribute to officers who lost their lives

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President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday expressed profound sorrow over the tragic helicopter crash near Shiroro, Niger State, that claimed the lives of valiant officers and soldiers, emphasizing their dedication to duty and ultimate sacrifice.

A statement personally signed by the president stated that the ill-fated incident occurred as the officers and men were engaged in a mission of evacuation, showcasing their unwavering commitment to serving the nation.

President Tinubu acknowledged their selfless service and commemorated them as more than just uniformed personnel; they are national heroes whose valor contributed to safeguarding the peace and security of the nation.

“These fallen heroes will forever be etched in our memory as courageous souls who prioritized their solemn duty over personal safety, demonstrating their profound love for our country,” President Tinubu remarked.

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The President further extolled their sacrifice, unwavering devotion, and steadfast loyalty to the nation they proudly served until the end.

Their unflinching dedication exemplified the true spirit of the nation’s armed forces, driven by a deep-seated commitment to protecting their fellow citizens and ensuring peaceful coexistence.

In a gesture of heartfelt sympathy, President Tinubu extended his condolences to the bereaved families, as well as to the Chief of Defense Staff, the Chief of Air Staff, the Chief of Army Staff, the Chief of Naval Staff, and the entirety of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

(Edited by Oludare Mayowa; omayowa@globalfinancialdigest.com; Newsroom: +234 8033 964 138)

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