Alex Badeh, killed by gunmen

Immediate past Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshall Alex Badeh (retd.) has been killed by unknown gunmen.

According to the information that was posted on Twitter by the Director of Public Relations and Information Headquarters Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, Badeh died from gun-shot wounds sustained from an attack on his vehicle while returning from his farm along Abuja-Keffi Road.

The tweets read:  




“It is with a heavy heart that I regretfully announce the unfortunate demise of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, who died today, 18 Dec 18, from gunshot wounds sustained when his vehicle was attacked while returning from his farm along Abuja-Keffi Road.

“On behalf officers, airmen and airwomen of the Nigerian Air Force, the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Abubakar, commiserates with the family of the late former Chief of Defence Staff over this irreparable loss. We pray that the Almighty God grants his soul eternal rest.”

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