Terrorists attack Nigerian Defence Academy, Kill 2, Kidnap 4 officers

Major General Ibrahim Manu Yusuf,Commandant NDA

Well armed terrorists funnily being referred to as bandits stormed Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna August 24 ,killing two officers and abducted four other officers.


Security authorities in Abuja and Kaduna confirmed the incident which  occurred 1am on Tuesday morning at the permanent site of the nation’s premier defence institution but claimed that two officers were killed while one was abducted


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