An inside collaborator in the bandits’ attack on NDA, the Nigerian Defence Academy, has been uncovered by the Nigerian military and intelligence services.
He is Sergeant Torsobo Solomon, a member of NAF, the Nigerian Air Force, and currently attached to the Air Force Comprehensive School, Yola, capital of Adamawa State of Nigeria.
An INTREP reads: “On 08 Nov 21, at about 0600hrs, NAF07/ 23922, SGT Torsobo Solomon of 153 BSG (AIR FORCE COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL YOLA) was arrested on the order of the Base Commander as requested by the NDA Commander for an offence connecting with arms and ammunition with recent bandit attack at NDA Kaduna.
“At about 0815hrs, ATR with reg no NAF 930 to arrive flight line to convey him from Yola to NDA Kaduna for further interrogation.”
The NDA released Solomon’s photo and announced he is to be flown to the Army Training Regiment (ATR) in Kaduna.
The attack on the Nigerian Defence Academy is considered one of the most audacious attacks against Nigeria’s Armed Forces in history.
The assault n August 24, 2021, left two officers – Lieutenant Commander Wulah and Flight Lieutenant CM Okoronkwo – dead. Second Lieutenant Onah sustained gunshot wounds. Major Christopher Datong was kidnapped and later released.