BREAKING: Unknown Gunmen Attack Abolongo correctional Facility, Set Many Prisoners Free

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Breaking News in Nigeria today

In Oyo State, suspected gunmen attacked one of the Nigeria Correctional Service’s (NCS) facilities.

The facility, dubbed , was attacked by gunmen on Friday evening.

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During the attack, the gunmen reportedly released all of the facility’s inmates.

According to information obtained by our correspondent on Saturday, the attackers stormed the facility around 10 p.m. on Friday.

The attackers allegedly used grenades to gain access and free the .

On Saturday, Olanrewaju Anjorin, a spokesman for the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) in the state, confirmed the attack to Newsmen.

In a Saturday morning phone conversation with , Anjorin said that the agency’s senior officers were on their way to assess the extent of the damage.

“Yes,” he replied. It has been established that the attack took place.

“At this time, the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) comptroller and other top officers are assessing the situation.

“However, I can attest to the fact that the incident occurred.”

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