Family sources in Makurdi say Malu died early Monday morning at a Cairo
He was said to have travelled to Cairo the capital of Egypt two weeks ago
for medical check-up where he died.
Malu was born on January 15, 1947, in Katsina Ala Local Government Area of
In 1967, he enrolled into the Nigerian Defense Academy, Kaduna as part of
the 3rd regular course and was commissioned second Lieutenant in 1970.
Malu chaired the military tribunal that tried former Chief of General
Staff and Vice Chairman Armed Forces Ruling Council Gen. Oladipo Diya and
others in 1998 over alleged coup plot against the then head of state, Gen.