The Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC), Oshodi confirms the demise of her Director of Finance, Brigadier General Ogbole Audu James.
A statement signed by Lieutenant Commander BJ Jonathan, Centre Public Relations Officer for Commandant to hybridnewsng.com, reads that the unfortunate incident happened at about 2230hrs on Monday 15 November 2022.
“The late Brigadier General OA James was having a walk back to his residence when a Toyota Highlander with registration number EKY-177-FX knocked him down resulting to an instant death.
“His remains were immediately moved to the NAFRC Medical Centre and later on deposited at 68 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital, Yaba, Lagos”
Consequently, the driver and the vehicle are in the custody of the Centre Provost office for further investigation to unravel the circumstances that led to the unfortunate and very regrettable loss of the senior officer.
The Centre hereby conveys her deepest condolences and sympathy to the family, the Nigerian Army and indeed friends of the deceased. You are kindly requested to give this release the deserved wide publication to counter innuendos being peddled in sections of the social media.