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Gunmen attack Oyo prison, set inmates free



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.”

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