Former Chief of Defence Staff was yesterday murdered by unknown person’s while returning from his farm.
The Nigerian Air Office has released an official statement on his death. Read below;
DEATH OF FORMER CDS AIR CHIEF MARSHAL ALEX BADEH
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.
Director of Public Relations and Information
Nigerian Air Force
While reports say none of his security details was killed, that only the driver was shot but survived, his friend, who is simply identified as Engr. Joe for now, was reportedly kidnapped.