Former Chief of Army Staff Victor Malu is dead. The Katsina Ala, Benue State born army General who served various governments but came into prominence during Abacha and Obasanjo administration served as Chief of Army Staff during the Obasanjo era.
He served as Chief of Army Staff from 1999 till 2001. He was aged 70. He had been in and out of hospital for some time prior to his death.