GUNMEN have reportedly attacked the Abolongo Correctional Centre in the ancient Oyo town, Oyo State and set many inmates of the facilities free.
The attack was said to have been carried out at about 10p.m on Friday October 22, 2021 while sophisticated weapons were said to have been used by the attackers.
Spokesman, Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) in the state, Mr. Olanrewaju Anjorin, confirmed the incident, saying: “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.”