Gunmen on Friday invaded the Abolongo Correctional Centre in Oyo town, Oyo State, freeing some inmates.
According to reports, the gunmen attacked the facility with explosives around 10.30pm and set the inmates free.
Security agents are currently searching for the fleeing inmates.
Confirming the development, the Public Relations Officer of the Oyo State Command of Nigerian Correctional Services, Lanre Anjonrin, said: “I am there now and we are assessing the level of damage done. We will make our findings known later.”
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