An armed robbery suspect , Shuaibu Rabbi, says he took part in the murder of the immediate past Chief of Defence Staff , Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh(retd), because they wanted to rob him . Rabbi said this while being interrogated by policemen in Hausa language. There was a video clip of the interrogation on Thursday. The suspect said he and his friends received information that Badeh was in possession of a huge sum of money which he wanted to use in purchasing a parcel of land in Nasarawa State. The 25year old suspect said after killing Badeh , he and his friends stole a bag of money.

According to him, his elder brother went to a market where he met one churuma who told him that he got an information about Alex Badeh who intend buying a parcel of land with cash. As soon as the deceased saw that he was going to be attacked, he tried to challenge them that night , but unfortunately he was murdered in his car.