Nigerian Defence Academy confirms attack from bandits, murder of officers | The9jafresh

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has confirmed a security breach that took place Tuesday morning.

As early as 1.30am, a group of bandits attacked the NDA campus in Afaka, Kaduna State.

During the invasion, Lieutenant Commander Wulah and Flight Lieutenant CM Okoronkwo were shot dead.

Another officer, Major Datong was kidnapped, while second Lieutenant Onah sustained gunshot wounds. He is receiving treatment.

In a statement Major Bashir Muhd Jajira, NDA Public Relations Officer said, “we lost two personnel and one was abducted”.

The spokesman disclosed that 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 added.

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