Breaking News: Security Forces Rescue Abducted NDA Officer

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9/18/2021 8:59:00 AM

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John Shiklam in Kaduna Security forces have rescued Major C. L. Datong, the military officer abducted by bandits at the staff quarters of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna. The bandits had…

John Shiklam in KadunaSecurity forces have rescued Major C. L. Datong, the military officer abducted by bandits at the staff quarters of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna.The bandits had invaded the military training institution on August 24, 2021, killing two officers, injuring one other while Datong was abducted.

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A statement issued at about 12:15am on Saturday by the spokesman of the 1 Division, Nigerian Army Kaduna, Col. Ezindu Idimah, said the Division, in conjunction with the Air Task Force, the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security agencies conducted the operation which led to the rescue of the officer who was held captive for 23 days.

The statement added that Datong sustained a minor injury during the operation and was treated at a medical facility before he was handed over to the authorities of the NDA “for further action”.The statement titled ‘Troops rescued Major CL Datong’ read: “Following the directive of the Chief of Defence Staff and Service Chiefs for 1 Division Nigerian Army in conjunction with the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) and all security agencies to conduct decisive operations to rescue Major C. L. Datong, who was abducted at Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Permanent Site on 24 August 2021 and find the perpetrators dead or alive, the Division in conjunction with the Air Task Force, Department of State Services and other security agencies, immediately swung into action by conducting operations in the Afaka general area to find and rescue the officer. headtopics.com

“The operations were being conducted based on several leads received from various sources regarding the abductors and likely locations the officer was being held.“The operations which have been sustained since the abduction of the officer proved quite successful and led to the destruction of several identified bandits’ camps in the Afaka-Birnin Gwari general area and neutralization of scores of bandits particularly, in the late hours of today, 17 September, 2021, the troops arrived at a camp suspected to be the location where Maj C. L. Datong was being held.

“At the camp, the troops exchanged fire with the bandits and overwhelmed them with superior fire. In the process, the gallant troops were able to rescue the abducted officer.“However, the officer sustained a minor injury but has been treated in a medical facility and handed over to NDA for further action.

“The Division wishes to commend the efforts of the NAF, DSS, Nigerian Police and patriotic Nigerians for their invaluable support which contributed to the success of this operation.“Our operations will continue until we capture or neutralize the assailants that killed two (2) officers in the NDA on 24 August 2021.”

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Nawa o, una rescue am, una fit arrest any of the bandits. Hmmm, i didnt say una pay ransome o But the news we heard before was that he was killed! Abi Na him ghost they rescue Lol…. Na lie Abeg make una no vex, but how dem rescue am? Strange twist. Did they arrest the bandits?😏 How many were arrested and how many were killed? How many hours of gun duel the did the military had with the abductors? So we go know say no be money rescue am

Shame on our security outfit We previously learned his colleagues were making contributions for his ransom, and now, this lie. OvieNews DefenseNigeria

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BREAKING: Major abducted at NDA finally regains freedom | Daily TrustMajor CL Datong, who was abducted when bandits broke into the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna, last month, has regained freedom. After how many days,ndi ara This is good news, I commend Nigeria army and all those whose effort, time, energy and resources was put in place to see that the major is freed from the hand of his abductors. Wf744 2

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