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Gunmen Attack Correctional Facility In Oyo,Free Inmates



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

Blaze Newz gathered that the facility, christened Abolongo correctional facility was attacked by the gunmen on Friday evening.

The gunmen set all the prisoners at the facility free during the attack.

According to a source the attackers stormed the facility at about 10pm on Friday, 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.

Anjorin in a telephone conversation with newsmen on Saturday morning, said that the senior officers of the agency were on their way to access 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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Hammed Tajudeen is the editor in-chief of Blaze News, holds Higher National Diploma(HND) in Mass Communication, graduated from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree.

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