Prison Service Says No Jail Break at Kuje Prison


By Dele Ogbodo

The Public Relations Officer of the Nigerian Prison Service (NPS), Mr. Francis Eonbore, on Saturday told THISDAY that there was no jail-break at the Kuje prison, on the outskirt of Abuja, Federal Capital Territory (FCT)

Speaking on telephone with our reporter, he said what is going round town that there was a jail break was a rumour, adding: “As I speak with you, we don’t have any information that Charles Okay has escaped from detention.

“I will get back to you as soon as I get to Kuje with the facts and proper confirmation of what transpired. There was however no jail break”

An online medium had reported that Okah, a high profile suspect of the 2010 October bombing in Abuja, had escaped from the prison.

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