BREAKING: Gunmen Attack Abolongo Correctional Facility In Oyo, Set Prisoners Free


    By Richard Thomas, Ibadan

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

    Western Post gathered that the facility, called Abolongo correctional facility was attacked by the gunmen on Friday at about 10pm.

    It was gathered that the gunmen set all the prisoners at the facility free during which grenades were used to gain access.

    The spokesman for the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) in the state, Olanrewaju Anjorin confirmed the attack to Western Post during a telephone conversation on Saturday morning.

    Anjorin said 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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