Nigeria’s President Buhari describes prison break which freed nearly 2000 inmates as ‘act of terrorism’

Six of the 1,844 inmates who escaped from the Owerri Custodial Centre, Imo State, have voluntarily returned, according to a spokesman for the Nigerian Correctional Service.

Thirty-five others chose not to abscond during the attack, authorities said.

“The attackers who stormed the facility at about 0215hrs on Monday 5th April, 2021, gained…

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