Bandits’ attack: NDA Commandant briefs Reps

Maj.-Gen Yusuf, Commandant of the Defence Academy (NDA), has briefed the of Representatives Committee on Defence on the recent attack by suspected bandits on the academy.During the attack on Aug. 24, officers were killed and one abducted.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports the was done behind closed doors, as the commandant said the documents to be presented to the committee members were classified.

Yusuf had, before the meeting went into close door, said he would brief the committee on the ongoing effort of the military to rescue the abducted officer.

He disclosed the Chief of Defence Staff, Lt Gen. Lucky Irabor had visited the scene of the attack the day it happened, adding many other serving and military officers also visited.

The Committee Chairman, Babajimi Benson (APC-Lagos), therefore, asked journalists present to leave, but said the committee would find out about efforts being made to rescue the abducted officer.(NAN)