Former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh killed by unknown Gunmen

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Former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, has been Killed by unknown gunmen.

Spokesman for the Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, confirmed the death death of the military chief in a statement.

According to him, the former Defence Chief died from gunshot wounds sustained when his vehicle was attacked by gun men  while he was returning from his farm along Abuja-Keffi Road.

The Air Force spokesperson also confirmed the incident in a series of tweets.

He said, “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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