Governor Simon Lalong with COAS Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State on Monday commiserated with the Nigerian Army over the murder of Maj.-Gen Idris Alkali.

Alkali’s body was dug out of a shallow well in Plateau State weeks after he had been declared missing.

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The Plateau State governor paid a condolence visit to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen T.Y. Buratai, at the Army headquarters in Abuja on Monday.

Alkali’s remains were officially laid to rest on Saturday at Gudu Cemetery in Abuja.

The information about Lalong’s condolence visit was contained in a tweet on the verified Twitter handle of the Nigerian Army, @HQNigerianArmy.