Former Chief Of Defence Staff, Air Marshall Alex Badeh have reportedly killed by unknown gun men along the Abuja Keffi Road.
A statement by the Nigeria Air force Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola confirmed the incident.
“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.