Gov Bello Eulogizes Gen Chris Ali’s Exemplary Patriotism, Unrivaled Commitment To National Defense

Kogi State Governor, His Excellency Yahaya Bello, CON, pays glowing tribute to the late General Chris Ali, extolling his unparalleled patriotism and unwavering commitment while offering his final respects to the deceased general in Abuja on Wednesday.

Attending the burial ceremony at the military Cemetery in Abuja, Governor Yahaya Bello who was accompanied by the Kogi State governor-elect, Ahmed Usman Ododo extends heartfelt condolences to the immediate family, the Nigerian Army, friends, and colleagues of the former Chief of Army Staff, who peacefully passed away at the age of 78.

Governor Bello characterizes the late General Ali as an extraordinary Nigerian patriot who fearlessly risked his life in the defense of Nigeria’s territorial integrity. He acknowledges Ali as a quintessential Army General, whose impeccable passion for peace, development, and progress in Nigeria is truly unmatched. Governor Bello urged the family to take solace in the distinguished and exemplary life the late Army officer lived.

Born on December 1, 1944, in Koto-Karfe, Kogi State, Major-General Ali held esteemed positions, serving as a former Chief of Army Staff and military administrator of Plateau State. Ali’s distinguished career includes his role as the Director of Military Intelligence (DMI) before his well-deserved elevation to Chief of Army Staff, earning him respect as a dedicated officer.
The late Army General also demonstrated his leadership during a critical period, serving as an interim administrator of Plateau State in 2004.

Also present to pay their last respects to the late distinguished Army General were former military head of states, General Abdulsalam Abubakar, the Chief of Defense Staff, General Christopher Gwabin Musa, the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja, National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu, Former Minister of defense, General Abdulrahman Danbazau, and numerous other dignitaries from various spheres of life.

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