By Kalu Nwokoro Idika
Major General Hassan Ahmed has been laid to rest at Lungi barracks cemetery, in Abuja
Hassan Ahmed, a former provost Marshall of the Nigerian Army was attacked and killed by yet to be identified gunmen along Lokoja-Abuja road
His death was confirmed in a statement by Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, Director of Army Public Relations
Nwachukwu earlier today said, “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.
“The sad incident occurred when the senior officer’s vehicle was attacked by gunmen while transiting along Lokoja – Abuja road yesterday 15 July 2021.
“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.
“Members of the Nigerian Army Officers’ Wives Association (NAOWA) led by the Deputy National President, Mrs Stella Omozoje have also 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 Thursday 16 July 2021 by 10. 00 am.
His death is coming after terror bandits reportedly killed a soldier, Major Samaila, who was travelling along Kano-Maiduguri Road on the 6 of July 2021.
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