The military officer who was reportedly abducted from Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA, on Tuesday morning during an attack has been found dead.

The officer was identified as Major Stephen Datong.

It was reported that heavily armed bandits invaded the NDA barracks, killed two officers and kidnapped one.

A Lieutenant Commander simply identified as Wulah and Flying Lieutenant CM Okoronwo were identified as the victims who were shot dead during the invasion of Afaka barracks of the NDA.

A source within the barracks said the attackers struck when many were asleep.

The source added that, security has been beefed up to prevent the armed men from escaping with their victims.

It was gathered that one Major Datung was kidnapped during the attack while an officer simply identified as 2nd Lieutenant Onah sustained gun shot injury and is currently receiving attention at NDA Health facility.

Media has widely reported how bandits broke into the prestigious military institution around 1am. (Chronicle)