UPDATED: Nigerian Army discovers body of missing general in abandoned well

The body of Major General Idris Alkali carried on a stretcher by Nigerian troops.
The body of Major General Idris Alkali carried on a stretcher by Nigerian troops.

The Nigerian Army has found the corpse of the missing retired army general, Idris Alkali in an abandoned well in Guchwet, Shen of Jos South LGA of Plateau State.

The leader of the operation search and rescue, Umar Mohammed, says a parade will be held for the retired officer.

Mr Mohammed, a brigadier-general, an honour and a befitting burial for former Chief of Administration in the Nigerian Army headquarters would take place.

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The Nigerian Army on Friday announced the discovery of the ‘grave’ where the remains of late retired major-general were buried.

The Nigerian Army had on October 3 arrested 30 suspects in their search for the missing retired major-general.

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