Gunmen Attack FCT Custodial Centre

By Mohammed Mohammed

The Nigerian Custodial Centre on Tuesday confirmed that the Kuje medium centre was attacked by yet to be identified gun men.

In a terse statement, which is the reply from enquiries from the media, the Public Relations Officer, Mr. A.D Umar, who signed the statement on behalf of the Comptroller General, Mr. Haliru Nadaba, while confirming that the attack occurred around 11 PM, said: I wish to confirm that about 2200hrs, some yet to be identified gunmen attacked the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Kuje in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

While comprehensive detail is being awaited on the attack, the CG added that 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, adding that the situation is under control. 

Nadaba, promised that more details on the attack will be made available soon.

Signed: CSC AD Umar, PRO, Nigerian Correctional Service.

For: Controller-General of Corrections

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