Ex-Army Chief, Victor Malu Passes On At 70


Victor Malu

LAGOS OCTOBER 9TH (NEWSRANGERS)-A former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Victor Malu, has died at a Cairo, Egypt hospital where he had travelled to about two weeks ago for medical check-up.
Daily Sun reports that he died in the early hours of Monday at the age of 70, quoting a family source, Bem Adoor.
The former ECOMOG Commander (Peace Keeping Force), from August 1996 to January 1998 was Chief of Army Staff during former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration from May 1999 to April 2001.
He chaired the Military Tribunal that tried the former Chief of General Staff, and Vice Chairman, Armed Forces Ruling Council, Gen. Oladipo Diya and others over the alleged failed coup plot against the then Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha

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