Abba Kyari and other 700 inmates have escaped from Kuje Prison as Terrorists attacks the correctional facilities.
The incident which happened yesterday saw a heavy gunfire from bandits who attacked the correctional facility.
Many inmates numbering 700 including Abba Kyari have been said to have escaped from the prison.
According reports, the terrorists started the attack around 10 pm on Tuesday leaving some wounded while inmates escaped.
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We are yet to ascertain the number of casualties who were affected in the attack.
Eye witness said “The place was completely ruined and all the inmates have left the facility for now, including Abba Kyari,”
“Most of the inmates have escaped from the facility; it is sad. It houses over 700 inmates,” another source said.
Earlier, while the attack was going on, one of our sources had said, “Can you hear the gunshot, we are under serious attack.”
Abba Kyari who also escaped is known to be standing trial for allegedly dealing in cocaine alongside four members of his former police unit, the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Unit (IRT), and two other persons arrested at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Enugu, Enugu State, in January this year.
Kuje prison was established in 1989, it has minimum and maximum holding cells where inmates are incarcerated.
It is famous for holding high-profile offenders, including former governors and ministers.