Nigeria’s Former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshall Alex Sabundu Badeh, has been shot dead today.
An official statement by Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, said he died from gunshot wounds sustained when his vehicle was attacked along Abuja-Keffi Road coming from his farm.
The statement reads:
“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.
Alex Sabundu Badeh was a retired four star flag officer of the Nigerian Air force who served as the 18th Chief of Air Staff and the 15th Chief of Defence Staff of the armed forces of Nigeria. He was shot dead on Tuesday, 18 December, 2018. He was born: 10 January 1957 (age 61 years),and hails from Adamawa State. He is survived by Children: Tony Badeh, Kam Badeh.