Nigeria Correctional Service attacked, inmates freed

The Nigerian Correctional Service, Abolongo, Oyo State, has been attacked by some gunmen. The attackers struck Friday night around 10pm, using grenade to gain entranceinto the prison. They were also said to have set  inmates free.

Lanre Anjorin, the public relations officer of the correctional centre, confirmed the attack. He said the authorities were still assessing the situation to ascertain the number of prisoners that escaped and damage done to the building.

“The report is true. The correctional centre in Abolongo, Oyo town was attacked. Right now, the controller is there with other senior officers. They are assessing the situation, looking at the damage done to the facility. Detailed report will be made known later,” he said.

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