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Nigeria’s ex-Defence Chief, Alex Badeh shot dead!

Former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Sabundu Badeh, is dead.

Badeh, who rose to the rank of Air Chief Marshal in the Nigerian military, was shot dead on Tuesday.

This was confirmed in a statement signed and made available to DAILY POST Tuesday night by Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air Force (NAF).

It said Badeh died “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”, the statement added.

Badeh was Defence Chief under ex-President Goodluck Jonathan and briefly served in same role when President Muhammadu Buhari assumed power.

He was succeeded by General Gabriel Olonisakin on July 13, 2015.

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