BREAKING: Lt Gen Oladipo Diya is dead
Former Chief of General Staff (CGS) Lt- General Oladipo Diya (Rtd) is dead.
He died in the early hours of Sunday, according to a statement on behalf of the family by Barrister Prince Oyesinmilola Diya.
The former Ogun Military Administrator was born on April 3, 1944.
Diya joined the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Kaduna and fought during the Civil War.
He later attended the US Army School of Infantry, the Command and Staff College, Jaji (1980–1981) and the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru.