Badeh was assasinated…

The rate at which unknown armed militia kill our retired senior military men who have served the Nation meritoriously for 35 years is becoming alarming. General Badeh was also killed on Wednesday 18 2018.

Nigerians have been reacting to the news of Alex Badeh’s assassination. The former Chief of Defence Staff. Badeh, a four-star General of the Nigerian Air Force, was shot dead on Tuesday along Abuja-Keffi Road.

The Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, confirmed Badeh’s assassination in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday.

He said that that the former defence chief died from gunshot injuries sustained when his vehicle was attacked on Abuja-Keffi Road while returning from his farm.

NANS’ National Public Relations Officer, Mr Bestman Okereafor, in a statement in Enugu, urged security agents to ensure that the perpetrators of “this evil are brought to book without delay.“

Bukola Saraki – Nigeria has suffered another great loss with the passing of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh. My heartfelt prayers go to his family and our Armed Forces at this tragic time. May the Almighty grant him eternal rest. Amin.

General Alkali was also killed within 3 months….

It could be recalled that recently, another general of the Nigerian Army, a former Chief of Administration Army, Major General   Idris Alkali was also killed. The Nigerian army discovered the body of the missing General, who was killed and buried in a shallow grave at a place called “No man’s land” in Lafande community of Jos, the capital of Plateau state.

In a statement by the leader of the search and rescue operation, Brigadier General Umar Mohammed, the body of General Alkali was found in Guchwet in Shen of Jos South LGA of Plateau State.

The question is why are Armed men doing this to those that should be celebrated. Consumer News plead with the DSS to please bring to book,  the killer of Badeh and other Nigerians that their lives have been cut short; no matter their status in the society. All souls are precious.

However, for service Personel,because of the recent happenings,  the following tips could be useful for your safety.

Never reveal your traveling details on social media,

Never use a constant route,

Never allow yourself to be predicted,

Trust no one,

Just don’t drive, but drive with caution,

Do not display military attire nor emblem on your vehicle.

Do not follow unsafe routes,

Never be in a hurry to identify yourself at checkpoints,

Be vigilant,

Be humble,

Remember your uniform is not a weapon,

And most importantly, Pray very well.




Ifunanya Okolie
Ifunanya Okolie is a consumer journalist and digital strategist for Consumer News, covering consumer needs all across the country. Asides being a champion of consumer rights, Ifunanya is a software developer and also curious about blockchain. When she's not writing on blockchainboo, she's at humansinajar having the conversation on death, love, and life. Ifunanya is a graduate of Anambra State University where she studied Philosophy.

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