Armed Bandits on Tuesday attacked the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), killing two military officers and abducting another.
Major Bashir Muhd Jajira, NDA Public Relations Officer confirmed this in a statement, saying “we lost two personnel and one was abducted”.
Lieutenant Commander Wulah and Flight Lieutenant CM Okoronkwo were the two officers killed in the attack on the NDA campus in Afaka, Kaduna State, which took place around 1:30am.
Major Datong was kidnapped while second Lieutenant Onah sustained gunshot wounds. He is said to be receiving treatment.
According to the spokesman, the bandits gained access into the residential area of the Academy in Afaka.
He said the NDA, in collaboration with the 1 Division Nigerian Army, Air Training Command and other security agencies in Kaduna, have commenced pursuit of the assailants.
“The NDA community and Cadets are safe in the Academy. We assure the general public that these unknown gunmen would soon be apprehended and the abducted personnel rescued”, Jajira stated.