Former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, is dead.
He was assassinated on Tuesday along Abuja-Keffi Road.
A statement by the Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, reads
“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 December 2018, 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”.