The Nigerian Army has recovered the body of Maj-Gen. Idris Alkali, who was declared missing since September 5, 2018.
This was disclosed on Wednesday by the leader of the Search and Rescue Operation , Brig-Gen. Umar Mohammed.
Mohammed said the body was found in an abandoned well in Guchwet, Jos South Local Government Area (LGA) of Plateau State, North Central Nigeria.
He said a parade will be held for the retired officer as an honour as well as a befitting burial for former Chief of Administration, Nigerian Army headquarters.
The retired military officer was declared missing in September, after leaving Abuja for Bauchi.
He did not reach his destination.
Early in October, based on intelligence, soldiers drained a pond in Dura, in Jos Local Government Area, where they found the general’s car and four other vehicles.
Many arrests were made and the district head of Dura was declared wanted. He gave himself up.