Ex- Army Chief Victor Malu is dead


Former Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen. Victor Malu, former Chief of Army Staff under former President Olusegun Obasanjo, is dead.
He died early Monday morning at a Cairo hospital, his death was confirmed by his cousin, Ben Adoor at the age of 70.
Born on January 15, 1947, in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue state.
In 1967, he enrolled into the Nigerian Defense Academy, Kaduna as part of the 3rd regular course and was commissioned second Lieutenant in 1970.
Malu chaired the military tribunal that tried former Chief of General Staff and Vice Chairman Armed Forces Ruling Council Gen. Oladipo Diya and others in 1998 over alleged coup plot against the then head of state, Gen. Sanni Abacha.


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