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Gunmen attack Oyo prison, set inmates free

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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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