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Ex- Nigerian Military Spokesman, General Onyeuko, Is Dead

Aug 26, 2023

A former Nigerian military spokesperson, Major-General Bernard Onyeuko (rtd), has passed on.

He died on Saturday morning after complaining of cold and was rushed to a private hospital in Abuja where he died.

General Onyeuko who retired from the Nigerian Army after the recent appointment of new service chiefs was a former Director, Defence Media Operations.

According to sources, the retired general was hale and hearty on Friday until he fell ill on Saturday morning and passed on.

In January, 2023, another Nigerian Army ex-spokesman, Brigadier General Chukwu, reportedly died in Abuja after a brief illness.

Chukwu was named the spokesperson of the military arm in February 2018 when Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai (retd.) was the Chief of Army Staff.