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Malu was icon of professionalism – Buhari

By Abdullahi M. Gulloma Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family, the government and people of Benue state on the death of former Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Victor Malu (retired).
In a condolence message by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President also commiserated with the Nigerian Armed Forces on the demise of their distinguished and professional colleague “who demonstrated incredible courage and leadership, including during very turbulent times in Liberia.
” Th e President said that as Force Commander of the ECOMOG peace-keeping troops in Liberia from 1996 to 1998, General Malu was an icon of professionalism, bravery and discipline which he demonstrated throughout his national and international military assignments.
He said the deceased would be remembered for his dedication and commitment as a military offi cer, and his numerous landmark contributions to Nigeria’s unity and development.
He urged the bereaved family, friends and associates to honour Malu’s memory by upholding his invaluable sacrifi ces for a peaceful and united Nigeria.
Th e President prayed that Almighty God would comfort all who mourn Gen. Malu, and grant his soul perfect peace.

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