Body of the missing army general, Retired Major-General Idris Alkali found. General Alkali’s remains were discovered in an abandoned well in a mining village, Guchwet in Shen of Jos South LGA of Plateau on Wednesday.
The leader of the search and rescue operation, Brigadier General Umar Mohammed, while announcing the development, told reporters that a parade will be held for the retired officer as an honour.
He said there will be a befitting burial for the former Chief of Administration, Nigerian Army headquarters.
Retired Major General Idris Alkali had been declared missing since September 3, 2018, on his way from Abuja to Bauchi en route Jos.
The Nigerian Army had last week discovered a shallow grave, in its search of Alkali, who is the immediate past Chief of Administration (Army).