Alex Badeh Dead: Retired Chief Of Defence Staff Killed By Assassins Along Abuja Keffi Expressway
Retired military officer, Alex Badeh has died.
The former Chief of Defence staff was killed alongside his driver yesterday Tuesday the 18th of December 2018 while returning from his farmland.
According to police investigation, the former CDS standing trial for embezzlement of fund was shot dead by some suspected hired killers who attacked him on the dreaded Abuja-Keffi Road in Abuja yesterday evening.
Military sources said the former CDS was not in the company of military escort expected of his rank because he went to his farm.
Badeh who sustained serious injuries after his vehicle came under attack was rushed to a military hospital at Abacha Barracks where he breathe his last breath.
His driver reportedly died on the spot.
Badeh, an indigene of Mubi LGA of Adamawa state died at the age of 61.
The deceased who joined the Air Force in 1979 was promoted to Air Vice Marshal on January 3, 2008.
He was promoted to his last rank by former President Goodluck Jonathan.
Before his untimely death, Badeh was being tried by the EFCC for diverting billions of Naira meant for arm acquisition.
May his soul rest in peace.