Nigerian military confirms Alex Badeh’s death

Late Alex Badeh

‪The spokesman for the Nigerian Air Force, Ibikunle Daramola, on Tuesday night confirmed the killing of a former chief of defense staff, Alex Badeh, along Abuja-Keffi road.

“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,” Mr Daramola said in a short statement.

The body of Alex Badeh

“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.”