Victor Malu Former Chief of Army Staff dies at 70

Lt.-Gen. Malu died in the early hours of Monday at the age of 70.

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Former Chief of Army Staff, Lietenant-General Victor Malu

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Former Chief of Army Staff,  Lietenant-General Victor Malu has died in an Egyptian hospital after two weeks of medical treatment.

According to a report by The Punch, a family source confirmed that Lt.-Gen. Malu died in the early hours of Monday at the age of 70.

Malu has had health troubles in the past as he was rushed to Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) in 2018 after going into a coma. He was placed on life support in the intensive care unit and was treated for stroke until 2009.

The Benue state native from Katsina Ala Local Government Area served under former President Olusegun Obasanjo from 1999 to 2001 after he had served as Force Commander of the ECOMOG peace-keeping force in Liberia from 1996 to 1998.

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