General Oladipo Diya Dies Eight Days To 79th Birthday
The former chief of General Staff under the late military head of state, General Sani Abacha died this morning eight days before his 79th birthday.
Naijanewshub.com.ng reports that the sad news was authenticated for media publication by Olawale Adekoya, Special Adviser, Media and Strategy to the late General, who confirmed that Diya died at the early hour of Sunday.
The message, signed on behalf of the family by Barrister Prince Oyesinmilola Diya stated that further announcement of the burial will be made soon by the family.
“On behalf of the entire Diya family home and abroad; We announce the passing on to Glory of our dear Husband, Father, Grandfather, brother, Lt- General Donaldson Oladipo Oyeyinka Diya (Rtd) GCON, LLB, BL, PSC, FSS, mni.
“Our dear Daddy passed onto glory in the early hours of 26th March 2023.
Please keep us in your prayers as we mourn his demise in this period. Further announcements will be made public in due course.”
He was born on April 4, 1944 at Odogbolu in Ogun State.