President Muhammadu Buhari visits MSA Aliyu, Army Commander Brigadier General and Acting General Officer Commanding 3 Division Nigerian Army Jos at an hospital in Berlin Germany on 15th October, 2016. The officer miraculously survived a ghastly road accident in the course of a duty tour in the North-East.
The President’s visit marked the end of his 3-day official stay in Germany.
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. Pres. Buhari, congratulated General Aliyu for the progress he has made in his treatment in the last 6 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 further assurance that his administration would continue to accord priority to the health and wellbeing of service personnel.
Meanwhile, doctors at the hospital said that General Aliyu could barely move his head when he was brought into the hospital in a stretcher with his body torn and broken in many parts. Aliyu expressed gratitude to the President for his visit, saying his spirit had been buoyed up to serve Nigeria more.