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Major General Hussein Ahmed laid to rest.

The remains of the former field Marshal of the Nigerian army late General Hussein Ahmed have been laid to rest at Guards Brigade Cemetery Abuja.

The army's director of Public relations Brigadier General Oyema Nwachukwu made the revelation in a statement on Friday night.

The late Major General was killed on Thursday by unknown gunmen while travelling along the Lokoja-Abuja road.

In his remarks, the chief of army staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Farouk Yahaya, described the late senior officer as an articulate, dedicated, loyal and highly professional officer in the discharge of his duties.

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He also praised the outstanding quality of the senior officer and his immeasurable contributions to the Nigerian army during his lifetime.

Major General Ahmed was born in Maiduguri on the 16th of February, 1968 from the Maiduguri local government district Borno state Nigeria.

He attended Yalwa Comprehensive secondary school Markurdi, where he obtained a certificate of education and later gained admission into the Nigeria Defence Academy (NDA) in 1988.

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