The ikoyi correctional centre has come under attack as a jailbreak attempt was twarted by the presence of men from the Police force and Nigerian Army.
According to reports , the authorities of the correctional centre noticed an unusual movement amongst inmates and smoke emanating from a section of the centre of which the attention of the police and Army was drawn.
An eye witness said:
““I can see them from my balcony at the moment. Soldiers and policemen have arrived. I saw prisoners throwing stones and I saw fire.
“A lot of the prison officials have gathered at the entrance of the prison while some of the inmates have retreated.”
Confirming the incident, Muyiwa Adejobi, Police PPRO? he said:
“We don’t know the cause of the fire but we are there on the ground. We have mobilised to the place. We will give details later,”