Unknown gunmen on Tuesday, December 18, murdered a former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.
Television Continental reports that the former Defence chief was going to Abuja when he was attacked by gunmen and killed.
The Air Chief Marshal was travelling back to Abuja with his driver who was also shot with an unidentified man.
Before his death, Badeh served as the 18th Chief of Air Staff from October 4, 2012, to January 16, 2014, and as the 15th Chief of Defence Staff of the armed forces of Nigeria from January 16, 2014, to July 13, 2015.
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