Following the reported attack by a set of bandits on the premises of the Nigerian Defence Academy in the early hours of today, Defence authorities has vowed to ensure those responsible for the act are brought to book.
Reacting via a press release issued on Tuesday, the Academy Public Relations Officer, Major Bashir Muhd Jajira said “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.”
According to Bashir, “During the unfortunate incident, we lost two personnel and one was abducted.”
The statement said further, “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.”
“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.”