How Gunmen Invaded Oyo Prison Facility; Free Scores Of Inmates

Gunmen Invade Oyo Prison Facility

Some unidentified armed men have invaded an Abolongo Correctional center located in Oyo Town area of Oyo state.

It was gathered that the armed men attacked the prison facility at about 10:30 pm on Friday. The armed men were said to have made use of explosive to gain entrance into the correctional centre.

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During the attack, scores of inmates were freed while several properties were destroyed.

The Public Relations Officer of the Oyo State Command of Nigerian Correctional Services, Lanre Anjonrin, has also confirmed the attack. However, he failed to confirm the number of inmates freed and number of causalities recorded during the attack.

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“I am there now and we are assessing the level of damage done. We will make our findings known later,” Anjonrin said.

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