3 inmates escape from correctional centre in Ogun


By Abiodun Lawal

Three inmates of the Correctional Centre in Ijebu Ode Local Government Area of Ogun have escaped from custody.

The escapees scaled the fence of the facility and bolted away on Saturday, Spokesman of the Nigeria Correctional Service in Ogun, Mr Victor Oyeleke confirmed in Abeokuta on Tuesday.

He said a manhunt had begun for the jail breakers.

“The escape is confirmed. It happened in the early hours of Saturday at about 3 a.m.

“A search party to bring the three of them back has been raised.

“We have their biometrics and we have contacts of their family members.

“We are working with sister agencies and in good time they will be brought back,’’ he told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

Oyeleke assured that the jail breakers would certainly be rearrested. (NAN)