Nigerians have been enjoined to live a life worthy of emulation and impactful ,as they would be remembered for their good deeds.


A Reverend Father, Joseph Oyekunle, gave the charge while presiding over a funeral mass in honour of a one time Chief of Army Staff, Late Major General Mohammed Chris Alli, at the Catholic Church of the Assumption, Falomo , Ikoyi Lagos.


In a brief sermon, the Reverend Father Oyekunle, while making reference to the book of Hebrews chapter 13 verse 14, said that life does not end here on earth, but continues after death, with those that did well to  enjoy eternal life with God.


Father Oyekunle therefore admonished people to be like the salt that adds flavour to food and light to their generation , in their short stay on earth.

The cleric observed that the late Major General Alli was a good man ,who cared for others and served his country to the best of his ability


In a tribute, the Representative of the chief of army Staff, The General Officer commanding 81Division Major General Mohammed Usman said the good works of the General stands for him and the military will keep the legacies.


A friend of the deceased retired Rear Admiral Andrew Okocha said the intelligence of Alli drew him close as he always stood for the right thing to be done always which would be missed.



Speaking on behalf of the diseased family, Mohammed Churchill Alli, the first son of the late General , said his father was everything to them ,and they would continue from where he stopped in taking care of the needy.


Major General Mohammed Chris Alli ,Grand commander of the national order of Republic of Gambia and Grand commander of the order of the Niger, was born 79years ago ,a great son of Koton Karfe ,Kogi state and one of Africa’s most distinguished military officers, whose brilliant career straddled the military and community leadership in the country.


His remains would be committed to mother earth this week.






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