Nigeria’s foremost military university, Nigerian Defence Academy, has confirmed that it suffered an attack by unknown gunmen which led to the death of two of its personal, while one was abducted.
The PUNCH reported that the gunmen invaded the permanent site of the institution located along Airport Road, Afaka, in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State around 1.00am.
In a statement confirming the attack, the NDA revealed that it is on the trail of the gunmen who compromised its security architecture.
This was issued by the Academy Public Relations Officer, Bashir Muhd Jajira, and shared on social media by presidential aide, Buhari Sallau.
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.”