Major General Hassan Ahmed, a former Provost Marshal of the Nigerian Army, was laid to rest on Friday at the Lungi Barracks Cemetery, Abuja.
The body of the senior officer was interred at the Lungi Barracks Cemetery in the nation’s capital.
Glamtush first reported his assassination Thursday night while he was returning from Okene.
Ahmed was ambushed, at a bad section of the road, around the Abaji area of Abuja between 7 and 8pm.
The attackers kidnapped General Ahmed’s sister, Safina. Her whereabouts remain unknown.
The Chief of Army Staff, Faruk Yahaya recently appointed the deceased as a Director at the Army Headquarters in Abuja.
In a statement, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, army spokesman, confirmed the death of Ahmed.
He said the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Farouk Yahaya, had already sent a delegation to condole with the victim’s family.
Nwachukwu also stated that members of the Nigerian Army Officers’ Wives Association (NAOWA) led by the Deputy National President, Mrs Stella Omozoje, have also visited the family to condole with them.