The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna was reportedly attacked by gunmen in the early hours of Tuesday 24th August 2021.
The NDA Spokesperson, Major Bashir Muhd Jajira said two military officers were killed, and one was abducted by the gunmen.
The military officer abducted was MajorDatong while Lt. Cdr. Wulah and Ft. Lt. C.M Okoronkwo were shot dead. Second Lieutenant Onah sustained a gunshot injury and he’s currently receiving treatment a the NDA medical centre.
In a statement made by Jajira,’’ The security architecture of 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 that the Academy with the first Division Nigerian Army, Air Training Command and other security agencies in Kaduna State have since commenced pursuit of the gunmen to rescue the abducted personnel.
‘’The NDA community and Cadets are safe in the Academy. We assure the general public that this unknown gunman would soon be apprehended and the abducted personnel rescued’’., Jajira said.
Nigerian Defence Academy(NDA) is a premier Military University that trains Officers for the armed forces of Nigeria and some other African countries located on the Kaduna-Lagos highway of about ten kilometres from Kaduna City.