A senior military officer, Major General Hassan Ahmed, former Provost Marshal of the Nigerian Army, has been killed in Abuja.
He was murdered on Thursday in the Abaji area, in the outskirts of Abuja.
The assailants also kidnapped his sister Safina Ahmed.
According to a report by Daily Post, Ahmed and his wife 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 sister away”, the family source said.
Until his death, Ahmed, army number N/9698 was the Director at the Army Headquarters in Abuja.
The military authorities have confirmed the death.
Ahmed will be buried today at the Lungi Barracks Cemetery by 10. 00am,