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Former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh killed by gunmen

Late former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh
Late former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh

A former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh, has been killed by unknown gunmen.

He was said to have been ambushed by gunmen at Gitata village, along the Keffi-Abuja Road.

The military has since recovered his body.

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Badeh was a retired four star flag officer of the Nigerian Air Force who served as the 18th Chief of Air Staff (Oct 4, 2012- January 16,2014) and the 15th Chief of Defence Staff of the armed forces of Nigeria (January 16, 2014 – July 13,2015)

In February 2016, Badeh was accused of financial misappropriation by the EFCC. He denied involvement in any misconduct.

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