The Nigerian Army confirmed the invasion Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna by bandits in the early hours of Tuesday during which two officers were killed.
This was contained in a distress message sent to Army Headquarters in Abuja and received by ElombahNews.
The message reads:
FROM: HQ 1 DISFORCE
TO: HQ 1 DIV
TEXT: SPECIAL SITREP AS AT 240740A AUG 21 (.) KIDNAP INCIDENT (.) AT ABOUT 240223A AUG 21 (,) UNCFM NUMBER OF BANDITS BRIDGED THE PERIMETER FENCE OF NDA PERMANENT SITE AFAKA IN IGABI LGA FIRING SPORADICALLY TOWARDS THE OFFRS QTRS (.) THE BANDITS ABDUCTED UNCFM NUMBER OF PERSONS AND SHOT DEAD LT CDR OS OWOLOR AND FLT CM OKORONKWO WHILE MAJ CL DATONG IS STILL MISSING (.) TPS CURRENTLY IN PURSUIT TOWARDS BANDITS WDR ROUTES (.) MORE DETAILS LATER (.) GEN AREA IS COOL AND CALM (.) TPS MORALE AND FIGHTING EFFICIENCY REMAINS SATISFACTORY (.) PSE ACK ///
More details will follow…