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Kogi: Yahaya Bello govt confirms Kabba prison break



The Kogi State Authorities has confirmed an assault on a Correctional Centre within the state.

Kingsley Fanwo, the Commissioner for Data within the state, mentioned safety brokers have rearrested some inmates from the Correctional centre in Kabba.

Gunmen had attacked the Kabba Custodial Centre within the wee hours of Monday.

Two troopers had been killed whereas lots of inmates escaped.

Nevertheless, Fanwo, in a press release, mentioned among the inmates who fled the centre returned voluntarily.

Fanwo appealed to folks of the state to volunteer info that might result in the re-arrest of these behind the incident.


In line with Fanwo: “We will affirm that some gunmen attacked the Kabba Custodial Centre however investigations are nonetheless on to obviously verify the variety of inmates that escaped from the centre. We additionally misplaced two safety operatives.

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“The state safety adviser, Commander Jerry Omodara (rtd) is presently on the centre with the Kogi State Commissioner of Police and the Commander, Military data.

“Safety businesses have zeroed in to make sure those that escaped are rearrested in addition to path the masterminds of the assault.

“Our safety community has led to the re-arrest of a majority of the inmates that escaped as some have additionally come again to the centre on their very own.”

Fanwo additionally mentioned conventional rulers and native hunters are working with safety brokers to make sure the guarantee normalcy.

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