Air Vice Marshal Alex Badeh
By Ken Abba.
More facts are being uncovered in connection to the death of the former chief of Defense Staff, Air Vice Marshal Alex Badeh (Rtd), who was shot death on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 by unknown gunmen while returning from his farm in Nasarawa state.
Information reaching our news room reveals that a friend of the former Defence Chief, who was with him at the time of the attack and was abducted by the gunmen who killed the retired four-star General, has been released.
According to the source, the friend regained freedom following his family efforts which is alleged to have involved payment of yet to be ascertained amount of money running into millions as ransom to the abductors.
It could be recalled that Nigeria Police in a statement confirming Badeh’s death last week, said: “The former CDS suffered gunshot injury which resulted to his death, while his driver was injured and Badeh’s friend abducted”.
While investigation in the matter continues and is said to be recording good progress, the Nigeria Air force and Nigera Police plan joint press briefing to inform the public on the development immediately after the Christmas beak