Gunmen Attack, Murder Senior Army Officer

The Nigerian Army, has announced the passing on of Major General Hassan Ahmed, a former Provost Marshal of the NA.

The announcement was contained in in a statement issued earlier today by the Director, Army Public Relations, DAPR, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu.

According to the statement, General Ahmed’s demise occured when the senior officer’s vehicle was attacked by gunmen along the Lokoja-Abuja road yesterday, 15 July.

Chief of Policy and Plans, (COPP) Army, Maj Gen Anthony Omozoje, has led a delegation from the Army Headquarters who visited Ahmed’s 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 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 today, Friday, 16 July, 2021 by 10. 00 am.

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