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2022: AANI mourns Brig. Gen. Audu Ogbole James

The National President of the Alumni Association of the National Institute (AANI) and former Inspector General of Police, MD Abubakar CFR NPOM mni, has expressed shock and sadness over the passing away of one of the association’s illustrious and promising member, Brigadier General Audu Ogbole James mni, on Tuesday night at the Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC) Oshodi, Lagos.

SOLACEBASE had reported that an allegedly drunk Corporal Abayomi Ebun on Tuesday night hit Brigadier General Audu Ogbole James with a car at about 10.30pm at the Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC) barrack in Lagos.

‘’Brigadier General Audu Ogbole was Monitor General of Senior Executive Course (SEC) 40/2018, during his course of training at National Institute of Policy and Strategic Study, Kuru, near Jos in Plateau State, a statement issued by Brigadier General Sani Usman Kukasheka (rtd) mni fnipr fnarc fspsp , AANI’s National Publicity Secretary, on Wednesday,‘’ said this.

The statement said  the President, on behalf of the National Executive Committee and the entire membership of the association, expresses deepest condolences to the family of our late member, the Armed Forces of Nigeria, the entire members of AANI, and indeed the nation, over this monumental loss.

‘’There is no doubt this unfortunate incident has robbed AANI, the Armed Forces of Nigeria, and the entire nation of the services of one of its finest, most professional, patriotic, dedicated, humble, and quintessential senior officer and a gentleman of the nation’s Armed Forces.

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According to the statement , until his death, he was the Director of Finance and Accounts at the Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Center (NAFRC), Oshodi- Lagos.

‘’He is survived by an aged mother, a wife, and three children. Details of his burial arrangements will be announced later by the Nigerian Army in conjunction with his family.’’

‘’AANI members are kindly requested to show unwavering love and support by rallying around and being with his family, in prayers and visitation at this very trying moment as well as turn out en-masse for the burial of our late illustrious member. May his gentle soul Rest In Peace, and May Almighty God also give his family, AANI, Armed Forces of Nigeria and indeed the nation the courage and fortitude to bear the irreparable loss, Amen!’’

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