President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of former Chief of Defence Staff Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh with an order that his killers must be found.
The president, in a statement by his special adviser on media and publicity Femi Adesina in Abuja on Wednesday, commiserated with the family of the late four-star general, his friends and professional colleagues in the military.
He also condoled with the people and government of Adamawa over the demise of the retired air force officer who was killed by unknown gunmen along Abuja – Keffi road, on Tuesday night.
While noting that the late Badeh, who was also a former chief of air staff, attained professional fulfilment in his over three decades military career, President Buhari regretted that he fell victim to the incidence of violent and fatal attacks on the nation’s highways.
He 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.
The president prayed that God would comfort all those who mourn him and grant his soul peaceful rest.