Today 3 December, 2021

BREAKING: Gunmen reportedly attack correctional facility, set prisoners free

Gunmen have attacked Abolongo Correctional Facility located in Oyo State, setting prisoners free in the process.

It was gathered that the facility was attacked by the gunmen Friday evening.

According to DAILY POST, it was learnt on Saturday that the attackers stormed the facility at about 10pm on Friday, and used grenades to gain access and set prisoners free.

Spokesman for the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) in the state, Olanrewaju Anjorin confirmed the attack on Saturday.

Anjorin 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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