Unknown gunmen suspected to be bandits have invaded the Nigerian Defence Academy ( NDA ), Kaduna at the early hours of Tuesday.
According to information obtained by Money Central, two officers were said to have been killed by the bandits, while one officer was abducted.
It was also gathered that one of the officers who was injured during the attack is currently receiving treatment at a hospital within the barracks.
Meanwhile, in a statement signed by the Academy’s Public Relations Officer, Bashir Muhd Jajira; titled: SECURITY BREACH OF NIGERIAN DEFENCE ACADEMY ARCHITECTURE, noted that the security architecture of the Nigerian Defence Academy was compromised early this morning by unknown gunmen.
In the statement obtained by Money Central, Major Jajira further disclosed 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,” the statement reads.
“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 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,” Major Jajira explained.