Hama Bachama Homun Dr. Daniel Shaga Ismail (OON) has condoled the family of late former Nigeria’s Chief of the Defense Staff, General Joshua Dogonyaro (retired) who died after a brief illness at the Jos University Teaching Hospital Plateau state.

General Dogonyaro was Nigeria’s Chief of Defense Staff at a time when the Country was struggling to consolidate its sovereignty against both internal and external threats

A press statement by the press secretary to Hama Bacham, Anselm Nuhu Kyauta said the Monarch received the news of the death of the Army General who was also Field Commander of the Economic Community of West African States Monitoring Group ECOMOG in Liberia with great shock and a deep sense of loss.

Nigeria, Plateau state, his immediate family, Bachama Kingdom and the entire Bwatiye Nation worldwide will greatly miss him

Homun Daniel Shaga Ismaila who is also Chairman of the Bachama Traditional Council described the deceased “as a devoted Patriot whose commitment towards the defense of Nigeria’s territorial integrity was laudable as well as his professional conduct which stood him out as a Soldier of repute.

The Traditional Ruler prayed God to grant especially his immediate family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss