Gunmen kill Army General in Abuja, kidnap wife

Gunmen have killed a director at the Nigerian Army Headquarters in Abuja, Major General Hassan Ahmed.

Ahmed was killed  in the Abaji area of Abuja on Thursday.

His wife was also kidnapped by the  assailants who operated with impunity.

According to Daily Post,  the couple were coming from Okene, Kogi State, when they were attacked.

A source said, “They opened fire on his vehicle and he died. The driver pretended to be dead, so they took the wife away.”

The Chief of Army Staff, Faruk Yahaya, recently appointed Ahmed a director at the Army Headquarters.  He was a former Provost Marshal of the Army.