The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, today buried his father, Mallam Yusuf Buratai in Maiduguri amidst tears.
According to DailyTrust, Mallam Yusuf passed away in a hospital, this morning in Maiduguri. Yusuf had a successful surgery in the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, UMTH but gave up thereafter. .
Late Yusuf left behind 14 children, including the chief of army staff and many grandchildren. He was a non-commissioned officer in the West African Frontier Force.