Reactions Trail Attack On Kuje Prison By Gunmen

Kuje prison

Gunmen, last night attacked the Medium Security Custodial Centre in Kuje, the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

VANTAGE NEWS had reported that the Nigerian Correctional Service has since confirmed the attack.

In a statement issued early on Wednesday by its spokesperson, Umar Abubakar, the Correctional Service said the armed squad of the service in collaboration with other security agencies responded to the attack.

The statement read, “I wish to confirm that at about 2200hrs, some yet-to-be-identified gunmen attacked the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Kuje, in the Federal Capital Territory.

“However, men of the Armed Squad of the Nigerian Correctional Service and other security agencies attached to the Custodial Centre have responded and calm has been restored to the facility and the situation is under control.

“Other details will be made available soon.”

Nigerians on Twitter have been reacting since the news broke last night

See the reactions below:


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