The military officer Major Christopher Datong abducted today at Nigerian Defence Academy, Afaka in Kaduna has been murdered. According to reports, his body was found on Tuesday evening, hours after he was captured by bandits..The abductors reportedly demanded N200 million to set him free. .Datong who was from Pankshin in Plateau state, was born 4 January, 1978. One of the photographs circulating in the social media showed the officer with his pregnant wife.
Meanwhile , the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor has declared that the Nigeria Army is not ruling out an inside collaborator in the attack on Nigeria Defence Academy (NDA) earlier on Tuesday.
While reacting to the early hour’s attack on NDA that led to the death of one Officer and the abduction of a Major, the CDS said that the incident is worrisome and the military is looking into it with keen interest adding that the attack is like robbers entering a house with the knowledge of an insider
The Chief Of Defence Staff, (CDS), General Lucky Irabor also said that the experience and ideas of retired Senior Military Officers will go a long way in tackling insurgency and other criminality in the North-East subregion and country at large.