We do not know the number of prisoners who escaped from Benin’s prisons – Nigerian Prison Service

Posted by on Oct 20, 2020, Under: News

We do not know the number of prisoners who escaped from Benin’s prisons – Nigerian Prison Service

After escaping from Oko Prison and White House prisons in Benin, Edo state on October 19, Nigeria’s Correctional Services said it did not know how many prisoners had escaped.

According to Austin Njoku, NCS spokesman, attempts are now being made to determine the exact number of escaped prisoners. He added that they also do not know how many victims were committed by the jailbreak.

Njoku Said;

“This morning, detention centers were attacked by alleged protesters during the #EndSARS protests in Benin and Oko in Benin.

“Efforts are being made to stop the situation and restore the normal operation of the centers. The members of the armed forces are working tirelessly to bring the situation under control. “


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