Defense Headquarters has reacted to the attack on the Nigerian Defense Academy, NDA, saying the security architecture of the Academy was compromised early this morning by the unknown gunmen who gained access into the residential area within the Academy in Afaka.
According to a statement by Major Bashir Muhd Jajira, the Academy’s Public Relations Officer, the unfortunate incident, has led to the loss of two personnel and another abducted.
According to him, “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 to track them and rescue the abducted personnel.
“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.
Recalled that armed bandits invaded the Nigerian Defense Academy (NDA) in Kaduna State, posing another dangerous escalation of the security situation in the region.
Sources said the bandits invaded the academy dressed in military camouflage and opened fire.