Former Chief of Army Staff General Mohammed Inuwa Wushishi is dead, according to a family source.

General Wushishi reportedly died at a London Hospital, the source said.

General Wushishi was born in 1940 in Wushishi, headquarters of Wushishi Local Government Area of Niger State.

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He served as the Chief of Army Staff between October 1981 and October 1983, during the Second Republic.

He served in the Nigerian Army in various capacities, including General Officer Commanding, 4 Infantry Division, Nigerian Army, 1976, and Commandant, Staff College, Jaji, Dec 1979.