Bandits suspected to be kidnappers have killed Maj Gen Hassan Ahmed, a former Provost Marshall of the Nigerian Military whereas touring alongside Abuja-Lokoja Highway.
The military said that the incident occurred on Thursday when the senior officer’s car was attacked by the gunmen.
A supply mentioned the incident occurred on Thursday evening within the Abaji space, including that the assailants additionally believably kidnapped his spouse.
It was learnt that the couple was coming from Okene after they have been attacked.
The gunmen opened fireplace on his car and whisked away the spouse.
The Military’s Spokesman, Brig Onyema Nwachukwu, mentioned, “With a heavy coronary heart, the Chief of Military Employees, Lt Gen Faruk Yahaya, officers and troopers of the Nigerian Military remorse to announce the passing on of Maj Gen Hassan Ahmed, a former Provost Marshall of the Nigerian Military.
“The unhappy incident occurred when the senior officer’s car was attacked by gunmen whereas transiting alongside Lokoja – Abuja street yesterday 15 July.
“A delegation from the Military Headquarters led by the Chief of Coverage and Plans (Military) Maj Gen Anthony Omozoje has visited the widow and different members of the bereaved household.
“Members of the Nigerian Military Officers’ Wives Affiliation (NAOWA) led by the Deputy Nationwide President, Mrs. Stella Omozoje have additionally visited the household to condole with them.
“The stays of the deceased senior officer will likely be accorded a befitting burial on the Lungi Barracks Cemetery on Friday.”