We are in pursuit of Gunmen – NDA


Nigeria’s foremost military university, Nigerian Defence Academy, has disclosed that its currently in pursuit of daredevil gunmen that attacked its barracks in Kaduna on Tuesday.

The gunmen invaded the institution located along Airport Road, Afaka, in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State around 1.00am, killing two and kidnapping one.

In a statement by the Academy Public Relations Officer, Bashir Muhd Jajira, the academy confirmed the attack adding that the assailants will be brought to book.

The statement read, “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 these unknown gunmen would soon be apprehended and the abducted personnel rescued.”

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