Gunmen have invaded the Abolongo Correctional Centre in Oyo town in Oyo State.
It was gathered that the armed men attacked the facility with explosives around 10:30pm on Friday and set the prisoners free.
Lanre Anjonrin, Public Relations Officer of the Oyo State Command of Nigerian Correctional Services, confirmed the attack.
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”.
Anjorin added; “I am there now and we are assessing the level of damage done. We will make our findings known later.”