The retired general, who joined the army in 1956 and was trained at the Nigerian Military College, died on Monday in his home in Kogi state.
President Buhari sent a condolence message to the family in a statement signed by Garba Shehu, his senior special assistant on media and publicity.
The statement reads: “It is a matter of great pride that outstanding officers like General Ibrahim served the Nigerian Army.
“He served the nation with all his heart; with full dedication and commitment to duty. His service represents the hallmark of our Armed Forces.
“On behalf of my family, the government and the people of our country, I extend deepest condolences to General Ibrahim’s family, loved ones and the government and people of Kogi state.”