Gunmen attack correctional facility in Oyo, free prisoners

Unknown gunmen have attacked one of the facilities of the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCS), in Oyo State.

The christened Abolongo correctional facility was attacked by the gunmen Friday evening as the gunmen set all the prisoners at the facility free during the attack.

NEWSCASTARS.COM gathered from DAILY POST on Saturday that the attackers stormed the facility at about 10pm on Friday as they used grenades to gain access and set prisoners free.

Spokesman for the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) in the state, Olanrewaju Anjorin confirmed the attack to on Saturday in a telephone conversation, said that the senior officers of the agency were on their way to assess the level of damage.

He said, “Yes. It has been confirmed that the attack actually happened.

“And right now, the comptroller of Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) and other top officers are assessing the situation.

“But, I can confirm to you that the incident actually happened”.


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