A friend of the former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, who was abducted by the gunmen that killed the retired four-star General, has been released.
According to a report by Punchng, the friend was released after his family paid an undisclosed amount running into millions of Naira, as ransom. The friend was abducted after gunmen shot and killed Badeh on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 on the way back from his farm.
In a statement last week, the Police had said: “The former CDS suffered gunshot injury which resulted to his death, while his driver was injured and Badeh’s friend abducted”
“While investigations were on, the family of Badeh’s friend paid a ransom to ensure his release. However, we have continued with the investigation and we have made progress. We will inform members of the public after the Christmas break,” an air force officer said.