Gunmen attack Oyo Correctional facility in Abolongo, free prisoners

Gunmen on Friday night attacked the Correctional facility in Abolongo area, Oyo, Oyo state freeing prisoners.

NewsWireNGR gathered that the gunmen attacked the prison with grenades, leaving the facility in disarray with warders running for their lives.

Other security agencies have since mobilized their personnel to support men and women of the Nigerian Correctional Service in tracking down the gunmen and rearresting prisoners.

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

According to Anjorin the senior officers of the agency were on their way to assess the level of damage.

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