BUHARI COMMISERATE WITH THE FAMILY OF LATE GENERAL DIYA.
Written by AIGBOKHAEBHO OKHUELEIGBE on March 26, 2023
President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned the demise of former Chief of General Staft (cOS), Lt. General Oladipo Diya (rtd), who also served as Vice Chairman of the Provisional Ruling Council (PRC) between 1994 and 1997.
The President, in a release issued today by his Media Adviser. Femi Adesina, paid tribute to General Diya’s bold and courageous career in the Nigeria military and dedicated service to the country as General Officer Commanding, 82 Division; Commandant, National War College (1991-1993); Chief of Defence Statf and Military, Governor of Ogun State from January 1984 to August 1985.
President Buhari recalled that Diya was known for his brilliance, exceptional organizational skills and discipline, and he displayed these virtues in the important roles he held in office as a military officer.
General Oladipo Diya rtd died in the early hours of Sunday, according to a statement on behalf of the family by his son, Barrister Prince Oyesinmilola Diya.