Former Chief of Defense Staff,Alex Badeh Shot dead

Former Chief of Defense Staff,Alex Badeh Shot dead

 

Alex Badeh
Alex Badeh

A former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal, Alex Badeh (retd.) has been shot dead. The Nigerian Air Force confirmed the breaking news that Badeh was killed by gunmen along the Abuja-Keffi road, today.

The former military top brass was standing trial over multiple allegations of fraud and mismanagement of funds durning his tenure as CDS. He was arrested by the EFCC. Details will show later whether the killing was assassination or armed robbery.

It was learnt that Badeh was killed while returning from his farm along Abuja-Keffi Road on Tuesday.

Confirming the incident on Twitter, the Director of Public Relations and Information of the Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore, Ibikunle Daramola, said, “On behalf of 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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