1 The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Wednesday described a personnel of the Corps, Insp Ilyasu Abraham who was killed during Tuesday’s Kuje Correctional Service attack as a gallant officer.
3 Odumosu said that the circumstances surrounding the death of the officer was unfortunate.
4 “Late Abraham who was shot, fought bravely before his death as the attack was unexpected.
6 ”The CG has assured the family of the slain personnel that all necessary compensation will be delivered in due time,” he said.
7 The CG urged citizens to remain calm as the NSCDC in collaboration with other security agencies were working effortlessly to ensure inmates at large are rearrested.
8 The CG said that adequate measures will be put in place to avoid such reoccurrence across the country.
10 Authorities said three security operatives were injured and four inmates killed.
11 NAN reports that securityoperatives have begun the search for over 600 escaping inmates from the Medium Security Correctional Service invaded by armed men in the Kuje area of Abuja.
12 The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Shuaibu Belgore confirmed the information while addressing newsmen at the scene of the jailbreak on Wednesday.
13 Belgore said that over 300 inmates had voluntarily returned and some apprehended.
14 NewsSourceCredit: NAN