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Sister Of Murdered Nigerian Army General Hassan Ahmed Released After 13 Days


Gunmen Kill Army General On Lokoja-Abuja HighwaySabina, the sister of the late Major General Hassan Ahmed, has been released after 13 days in captivity.

It would be recalled that former Provost Marshal (PM) of Nigerian Army was murdered around 7 and 8pm on July 15 within Abaji area of Abuja.

Gunmen reportedly ambushed and killed the top military officer on his way from a trip to Okene in Kogi.

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Ahmed was chauffeured by his driver, Sergeant Bukar, in a Toyota Hilux vehicle with a private plate number. He was without guards.

The assailants kidnapped Sabina his sister, first thought to be his wife. Her whereabouts remained unknown for more than three days after the incident.

Ahmed was buried at Lungi Barracks Cemetery in the nation’s capital in line with Islamic rites.

However, on Wednesday, a source close to the family told DailyPost that the victim is now free.

The source stated;

I’m happy to inform you that General Ahmed’s sister, Sabina is back. She was released today. A good man, just about 50 years old, was killed; his sister was held hostage for two weeks. For us, these are trying moments. But in all, we thank Almighty God.

It was further gathered that the victim, in her 30s, is seriously traumatized. She is currently at a safe location undergoing medical treatment.

Chief of Army Staff, Faruk Yahaya appointed the late Ahmed as a Director at Army Headquarters in Abuja.

The ex-PM assumed office less than two weeks before his life was cut short.

Critics have condemned the continued silence of the presidency since the assassination of the General.

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