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BREAKING: Gen Oladipo Diya dies at 78

A former Chief of General Staff (CGS) Lt- General Oladipo Diya (Rtd) GCON, LLB, BL, PSC, FSS, mni 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.

While serving in the military, Diya studied law at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, where he obtained an LLB degree before proceeding to Law School, where he was called to bar as Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

He was arrested for allegedly planning a trumped-up coup to unseat Abacha.


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