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Oyo Jail Break: Security Operatives Arrest Over 300 Inmates



The Controller of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Oyo State Command, Mr. Noel Ailewon, has mentioned greater than 300 inmates of the Medium Safety Custodial Centre, Abolongo, Oyo, in Oyo State, who escaped throughout Friday’s assaults have been recaptured.

In response to Solar, Ailewon made this revelation in an interview with journalists on the facility in Abolongo, on Saturday, saying profiling of the recaptured inmates and people who didn’t escape was ongoing.

In response to him, the gunmen that raided the power invaded the place round 10pm on Friday got here in massive numbers and so they attacked the centre with refined weapons.

He said that he was knowledgeable in regards to the incident round 10.05pm by the pinnacle of the custodial centre.

He mentioned there have been various levels of harm, and one loss of life was recorded.

The deceased, he mentioned, was an inmate that tried to flee.


Shortly after the interview with Ailewon, recaptured inmates had been introduced into the power in a black maria.

In the meantime, there was a report that one soldier and two Amotekun operatives had been killed throughout a gun duel with the gunmen.

However the Director-Common of an Oyo State joint safety outfit, codenamed Operation Burst, Col James Oladipo, mentioned the soldier was not lifeless as at 1:30pm on Saturday, including, nevertheless, that he was critically injured and he was undecided if he might survive the evening accidents.

Furthermore, a pick-up van, belonging to Operation Burst was sighted at Abolongo and it was riddled with bullets.

Bloodstains had been seen within the car.

Talking on the incident, the Commandant of Amotekun Corps in Oyo State, Col Olayinka Olayanju (retd) couldn’t be reached on his cell phone as on the time of submitting this report for affirmation on whether or not two personnel of the safety outfit really misplaced their lives throughout change of fireplace with the gunmen.


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