The Defence Headquarters has confirmed an attack on the Nigerian Defence Academy by armed men.
According to a statement by the Academy’s Public Relations Officer, Maj Bashir Majud Jajira, the NDA’s security architecture was compromised this morning leading to the death of two of its personnel and abduction of another.
“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,” Jajira said.
He, however, assured that the “Academy in collaboration with the 1Division Nigerian Army and Air Training Command as well as other security agencies in Kaduna state has since commenced pursuit of the unknown gunmen within the general area with a view to tracking them and rescue the abducted personnel”.
He 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”.