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Army finds car of missing General Alkali, but questions remain



The Nigerian Army has discovered the car of missing General Idris Alkali (Retd).

Soldiers draining a pond in Dura Du in Jos, Plateau State, found the vehicle.

It was unclear if the car contained the body of the general.

Major General Alkali has been missing for weeks and the military authorities have since been engaged in a search operation for him.

Alkali, former Chief of Administration, Army Headquarters, Abuja, was declared missing on the 3rd of September.

He was on his way to Bauchi after leaving Abuja in the morning.

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Brig. Gen. Ibrahim Mohammed, Garrison Commander, 3 Division Garrison, Nigeria Army, Rukuba, Jos addressed newsmen last week, before the draining of the pond commenced.

Mohammed, who is the commander of the search and rescue operation, said that after thorough search and investigation, the army stumbled on some intelligence that made it necessary to search the pond.

The army ignored protests by women in the area against draining the pond.


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