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General Hassan Ahmed’s murder: Critics condemn Presidency’s silence

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Nigeria’s presidency has been criticized for issuing condolence statements about outstanding deceased residents however protecting mum on the grotesque passing of Main Common Hassan Ahmed.

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The previous Provost Marshal (PM) of the Nigerian Military was assassinated Thursday night time within the Abaji space in Abuja.

DAILY POST first reported how gunmen ambushed and killed the highest army officer on his approach again to the nation’s capital from Okene.

Ahmed was within the firm of his driver, Sergeant Bukar and sister Safina Ahmed – first regarded as the spouse.

The trio had launched into the journey in a Toyota Hilux with a personal plate quantity

DAILY POST was knowledgeable the late Common was attacked with out resistance as a result of he wasn’t along with his guards on the time of the incident.

Safina was kidnapped and her whereabouts are nonetheless unknown. The idea is that she continues to be in captivity.

On Friday, following an order to seek out Ahmed’s killers, the army and different safety companies launched a joint operation across the Koton Karfe axis of Kogi State.

They’re combing forests within the space thought to be one of many main hideouts of kidnappers and bandits terrorizing the North-Central area.

On Sunday, a supply confirmed that nothing has been heard from neither Safina nor her abductors.

“No phrase from them up until now. The gunmen left the driving force pondering he was additionally lifeless and took Safina away. We’re very fearful”, a relative mentioned.

Curiously, President Muhammadu Buhari and his media aides, Femi Adesina and Garba Shehu are but to publicly commiserate with the deceased’s household and the Military.

Critics famous that the Military already responded and buried Ahmed however argued that the refusal of the presidency to brazenly empathize was upsetting.

“They launch statements each week to grieve over this or that particular person. Even Mr. President mourned his classmate.

“However a murdered Common, who served Nigeria, doesn’t deserve presidential condolence? That is very unlucky.

“This was a gentleman who prefers to go about with out troopers defending him on a regular basis. A Main Common ended similar to that!”, a supply regretted.

The Chief of Military Workers, Lt. Gen. Faruk Yahaya just lately appointed Ahmed as a Director on the Military Headquarters in Abuja. He resumed barely two weeks earlier than his dying.

Ahmed was a member of the 40 Common programs. His father and mom hailed from Borno and Edo States respectively.

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