The Nigerian Defence Academy Authority has admitted that bandits has launched an attack on the Afaka Barracks located inside the NDA Premises in Afaka resulting in loss of lives and leading to abduction of military officers.
According to a press release sent to Daily Updates Newspaper, the Public Relations officer for Academy, Major Muhammad Jajira, explained that unknown gunmen breached security perimeter of the residential area of the NDA, killed two officers and abducted another.
The statement from Jajira further explained that the cadets and members of the NDA are safe .
He reassured the public that Personnel of the Nigerian Airforce, One Mechanised Division and the Academy are in hot pursuit of the gunmen .
SECURITY BREACH OF NIGERIAN DEFENCE ACADEMY ARCHITECTURE
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.
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.
Bashir Muhd JajiraMajorAcademy Public Relations Officer24 August 2021