The Nigerian Air Force has confirmed the death of the former Defence
Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh,who was shot dead in Abuja.
in a statement by its spokesman,Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola,that Badeh was killed Tuesday evening by unknown gunmen,while returning from his farm.
Here Is The Statement Below;
It is with a heavy heart that I regretfully announce the unfortunate demise of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Sabundu 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 Sadique 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. Details later.
Meanwhile the Senate president, Dr Bukola Saraki and the Speaker House of Representative, Yakubu Dogara have reacted to the death of former Air Chief Marshal, on their twitter page
Nigeria has suffered another great loss with the passing of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh. My heartfelt prayers go to his family and our Armed Forces at this tragic time. May the Almighty grant him eternal rest. Amin.
News of the gruesome murder of the former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, is both saddening and alarming. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones, and I hope that those responsible are swiftly apprehended and brought to justice.