The former Provost Marshal of the Nigerian Army, Maj Gen Hassan Ahmed, has been assassinated in Abuja.
It was gathered that the military officer was killed on Thursday night in the Abaji area.
A further report revealed that the gunmen also abducted his wife.
A source close to the family that spoke with Daily Post disclosed that 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.