Army To Bury General Killed By Suspected Bandits 

Suspected bandits kill Army General on Abuja-Lokoja highway

Richard Ginika Izuora 

The Nigerian Army has confirmed the killing of  former Provost Marshal, Maj.-Gen. Hassan Ahmed.

He was killed on Thursday aling Lokoja-Abuja highway, according to the Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu.

His vehicle came under attack while transiting along Lokoja – Abuja road.

“With a heavy heart, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya; Officers and Soldiers of the Nigerian Army regret to announce the passing on of Maj.-Gen. Hassan Ahmed; a former Provost Marshall of the Nigerian Army.

“A delegation from the Army Headquarters led by the Chief of Policy and Plans (Army); Maj.-Gen. Anthony Omozoje, has visited the widow and other members of the bereaved family. Also, members of the Nigerian Army Officers’ Wives Association (NAOWA) led by the Deputy National President, Mrs Stella Omozoje, have visited the family to condole with them.

“The remains of the deceased senior officer will be accorded a befitting burial at the Lungi Barracks Cemetery on Friday, July 16 by 10. 00am, he said. 

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