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Nigerian Defence Academy Confirms Bandits’ Attack, Killing Of Officers

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has confirmed Tuesday’s security breach.

NDA headquarters Kaduna
NDA headquarters

A large number of bandits attacked the NDA campus in Afaka, State, around 1:30 am.

Lieutenant Commander Wulah and Flight Lieutenant CM Okoronkwo were shot dead.

Another officer, Major Datong was kidnapped while second Lieutenant Onah sustained gunshot wounds. He is receiving treatment.

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In a statement issued by Major Bashir Muhd Jajira, NDA Public Relations Officer, it was stated; “we lost two personnel and one was abducted”.

The spokesman disclosed that the bandits gained access into the residential area of the Academy in Afaka.

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He said the NDA, in collaboration with the 1 Division Nigerian Army, Air Training Command and other security agencies in Kaduna, have commenced pursuit of the assailants.

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“The NDA community and Cadets are safe in the Academy. We assure the general public that these would soon be apprehended and the abducted personnel rescued”, Jajira added.

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