Top Nigerian Leader Is Dead

Joshua Dogonyaro, a former commander of the Economic Community of West African States Monitoring Group (ECOMOG), is dead.

Dogonyaro, aged 80, died Thursday at the Jos University Teaching Hospital, Plateau state.

The former chief of defence staff was said to have battled an undisclosed illness for some time.

Joseph, his son, told NAN that he suffered a stroke and was rushed to the hospital for medical attention.


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