How Bandits Invaded Nigerian Defence Academy

By Bello Usman

Authorities of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) have officially explained how officers of the Academy were abducted and some killed on Tuesday.

A statement by the Academy Public Relations Officer, Major Bashir Muhd Jajira said “the security architecture of the Nigerian Defence Academy was compromised early this morning by unknown gunmen who gained access into the residential area within the Academy in Afaka.”

“During the unfortunate incident, we lost two personnel and one was abducted.

“The Academy in collaboration with the 1 Division Nigerian Army and Air Training Command as well as other security agencies in Kaduna state have since commenced pursuit of the unknown gunmen within the general area with a view to tracking them and rescue the abducted personnel.”

The statement added that the NDA community and Cadets are safe in the Academy. We assure the general public that this unknown gunmen would soon be apprehended and the abducted personnel rescued.”

Written by: Frank Oshanugor

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