Security Breach: Gunmen Invade NDA, Kill Two Personnel, Abduct One

Eye witnesses said, a good number of gunmen, that stormed the Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA, Afaka campus, Kaduna state, in the early hours of Tuesday, August 23, killed two personnel and abducted one.


The Nigerian Army has confirmed the incidence in a press statement, it 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.


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 Jajira


Academy Public Relations Officer

24 August, 2021

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