193 Prisoners Who Escaped During Ekiti Prison Explosion Recaptured
193 prisoners out of the over 300 that
escaped during the explosion that rocked the Federal Prison in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital on Sunday, 30th of November have been recaptured. A statement from the NPS spokesperson, Ope Fatinikun, revealed that the joint efforts by the Police, other security agencies and the service have resulted in the capture of 193 inmates out of the 435 inmates that were locked up.
Fatinikun also appealed that “nearest communities and neighbouring states of Ekiti, Ondo, Edo, Osun, Kogi and Kwara states to be vigilant and watch out for suspicious individuals and report them to the nearest Prisons or Police stations”.
He also revealed that the hunt for other escapees was still ongoing.