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Alex Badeh: Buhari speaks on assassination of ex-Defence Chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the killing of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (retd) as “very sad and unfortunate.”

Buhari, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, commiserated with the family of the late four-star general, his friends and professional colleagues in the military, and the people and government of Adamawa State.

He noted that the late Badeh, who was also a former Chief of Air Staff, attained professional fulfilment in his over-three-decades military career, regretting that he fell victim to incidence of violent and fatal attacks on the nation’s highways.

Buhari also directed security agencies to find the killers of the 15th Chief of Defence Staff and bring them to face the full force of the law, while ensuring greater security and safety for all users of the country’s roads.

He prayed that God Almighty comforts all those who mourn Air Chief Marshal Badeh and grant his soul peaceful rest.

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