BREAKING: Army General, Hassan Ahmed Assassinated, Wife abducted, in Abuja.
Hassan Ahmed, a former provost of the Nigerian Army, was assassinated by unidentified assailants. The incident occurred in the late hours of Thursday, according to army spokeswoman Onyema Nwachukwu.
Mr Ahmed, a major general, was reportedly on his way back to Abuja from Lokoja, the capital of Kogi State, when he was attacked at the Abaji local council.
The Nigerian Army Officers Wives Association (NAOWA) Hospital in Abuja has received his remains.
He was a director at the Army Headquarters in Abuja till his death.
Members of the grieving family were visited by a delegation from Army Headquarters, led by Chief of Policy and Plans (Army) Maj Gen Anthony Omozoje.
Delegates from the Nigerian Army Officers’ Wives Association (NAOWA), led by Deputy National President Mrs Stella Omozoje, paid the family a visit to express their condolences.
On Thursday, July 16, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., the remains of the dead senior officer will be laid to rest in Lungi Barracks Cemetery.
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