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Murdered Army General Buried In Abuja



Murdered Army General Buried In Abuja
Murdered Army General Buried In Abuja

The former Provost Marshal of the Nigerian Army, Maj Gen Hassan Ahmed, who was assassinated in Abuja on Thursday night has been buried at Lungi Barracks Cemetery, Abuja.

It was gathered that the military officer was killed on Thursday night in the Abaji area.

A further report revealed that the gunmen also abducted his sister.

A source close to the family disclosed that the couple were coming from Okene when they were attacked.

“They opened fire on his vehicle, he died. The driver pretended to be dead from the wound he sustained, so they took the wife away”, the informant said.

The siblings and the deceased’s driver, Sergeant Bukar were returning to the nation’s capital from Okene when they were attacked.

It gathered that General Ahmed made the trip without his guards

Reacting to his death former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, on Friday said the security challenges in the country has gotten to a point that anybody can be killed or kidnapped.


Omokri in his reaction said,

“An emir was kidnapped last week, and a general was murdered yesterday. Think about it. Who then is safe? Our only security in Nigeria is God. Our government lacks both the will and the capacity to protect us. Anybody can be killed at anytime in any part of Nigeria!”

The former lawmaker representing Kaduna Central senatorial district, Shehu Sani, has also reacted to the killing of Maj Gen Hassan Ahmed in Abuja.

The former lawmaker in a post on Twitter wrote, “The killing of Major General Hassan Ahmed and the kidnapping of his wife right in Abaji, Abuja is sad, unfortunate and tragic.

“That this can happen to a man of such ranking within the vicinity of the capital city tells it all. May he rest in Aljanna Firdausi. Amin.”

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