The stays of the previous Provost Marshal of the Nigerian Military, late Main Basic Huseini Ahmed have been laid to relaxation at Guards Brigade Cemetery Abuja.
Director Military Public Relations, Brigadier Basic Onyema Nwachukwu, disclosed this in a press release on Friday night.
The Late Main Basic was killed on Thursday by unknown gunmen whereas travelling alongside the Lokaja-Abuja street.
In his remarks in the course of the funeral rites on Friday, the Chief of Military Employees (COAS) Lieutenant Basic Faruk Yahaya, described the late senior officer as an articulate, devoted, loyal and extremely skilled officer within the discharge of his duties.
He eulougised the senior officer for his sterling qualities and immeasurable contributions to the Nigerian Military whereas he was alive.
Main Basic Ahmed was born on February 16, 1968 in Maiduguri.
He hails from Maiduguri Native Authorities Space of Borno State, attended Yelwa Complete Secondary Faculty Makurdi, the place he obtained his Senior Secondary Faculty Certificates of Schooling and later gained admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in 1988.
He was granted Common Combatant Fee on 25 September 1993 as a member of 40 Common Course within the rank of Second Lieutenant. From the Navy Police Corps, he rose to the rank of Main Basic earlier than his unlucky demise.
Late Main Basic Ahmed held a Bachelor of Science Diploma in Political Science and Defence Research, in addition to a Grasp Diploma in Strategic Research from the Nigerian Defence Academy. He was one time the Provost Marshal of the Nigerian Military and till his dying he was the Director Veteran Affairs on the Military Headquarters, Abuja.
The late senior officer attended a number of programs together with Younger Officers’ Course Infantry, each Junior and Senior Employees Programs on the prestigious Armed Forces Command and Employees Faculty, Jaji and Nationwide Defence Faculty amongst others.
In recognition of his meritorious providers to the nation, late Main Basic Huseini Ahmed was honoured with a number of awards and medals together with the Forces Service Star, Meritorious Service Star, Distinguished Service Star, Area Command Medal and Fellow Defence Faculty amongst others.
The burial ceremony had in attendance, the Chief of Defence Employees, Basic LEO Irabor, the Chief of Military Employees Lt Gen Faruk Yahaya, representatives of different Service Chiefs, representatives of the Inspector Basic of Police, Chief of Defence Intelligence, Heads of Safety Companies, Principal Employees Officers from Defence and Providers Headquarters, Area Commanders, Senior Officers each serving and retired, members of the Nigerian Military Officers Wives Affiliation, the deceased senior officers quick relations, mates and sympathisers amongst others.