The Nigerian Correctional Service has confirmed the attack that took place at the Kuje Custodial Centre in Abuja on Tuesday night. A statement issued by the Service Spokesperson, Umar Abubakar revealed calm has been returned to the area.
The statement titled “Medium Security Custodial Centre, Kuje attacked by Gunmen”, read this, “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.”