Unknown Gunmen suspected to be assassin’s have shot dead Major General Hassan Ahmed, former Provost Marshal of the Nigerian Army, 9NEWS NIGERIA has learnt.
Reports say he was murdered Thursday night in the Abaji area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The assailants also kidnapped his wife.
According to a source close to the family, 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 Chief of Army Staff, Faruk Yahaya recently appointed Ahmed a Director at the Army Headquarters in Abuja.