The late Main Common Ahmed. Picture: HQ Nigerian Military.
Gunmen have killed a former Provost Marshall of the Nigerian Military, Main Gen Hassan Ahmed.
Main Gen Hassan was killed on Thursday evening alongside the Lokoja – Abuja when his automobile was attacked by the assailants.
“With a heavy coronary heart, the Chief of Military Employees, Lt Gen Faruk Yahaya, 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 Nigerian Military spokesperson, Onyema Nwachukwu, stated in an announcement issued on Friday morning.
“The unhappy incident occurred when the senior officer’s automobile was attacked by gunmen whereas transiting alongside Lokoja-Abuja street yesterday 15 July 2021.”
The late officer might be buried on Friday on the Lungi Barracks Cemetery.
“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,” Onyeama added.
“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.”
Till his loss of life, he served as a director on the Military Headquarters in Abuja.
The incident comes just a few days after gunmen killed the appearing Commanding Officer of 196 Battalion, Main MS Samaila.
He was shot useless in Dundubus, Jigawa whereas on his strategy to Kano from Maiduguri. Main Samaila was along with his orderly, Alisu Aliyu.
“The officer was shot useless, and his orderly sustained gunshot wound. The officer’s physique has been deposited at Shekoni Dutse. The soldier is receiving medical consideration accordingly,” the military stated.
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