Major General Hassan Ahmed, former Provost Marshal of the Nigerian Army, has been assassinated in Abuja.
He was murdered Thursday night in the Abaji area. The assailants also kidnapped his wife.
It was learnt that the couple were coming from Okene when they were attacked.
The gunmen opened fire on his vehicle, whisked away the wife while his driver survived but sustained injury.
The Chief of Army Staff, Faruk Yahaya recently appointed Ahmed a Director at the Army Headquarters in Abuja.
As at the time of filing this report, the Nigerian Army is yet to react to the ugly incident.