President Muhammadu Buhari’s three-day official visit to Germany ended yesterday with a visit to a Nigerian military officer receiving treatment in a Berlin hospital.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, said this in a statement.
He stated: “Brigadier-General Mohammed Sani Aliyu, the acting Commander of the 3 Division of the Nigerian Army, Jos, survived a ghastly road accident in the course of a duty tour in the North-east.
“The head of Training and Operations of the Nigerian Army, Major-General Yusha’u Abubakar, who was in the same vehicle was not so lucky as he died in the auto crash on Maiduguri-Damaturu road.
“President Buhari, accompanied by the governors of Borno and Imo, the National Security Adviser (NSA) the Minister of Interior and that of Foreign Affairs, congratulated General Aliyu for the progress he has made in his treatment in the last six months in hospital.
“The president and his delegation wished him a quick recovery and an early return to his family and duties in Nigeria. He gave a further assurance that his administration will continue to accord priority to the health and well-being of service personnel”.