• No prisoner escaped in Abakaliki attempted jailbreak – NPS

    No prisoner escaped in Abakaliki attempted jailbreak – NPS

    The Controller-General (CG) of the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS), Ja’afaru Ahmed, has confirmed that no prisoner escaped during the attempted jailbreak in the early hours of last Thursday in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.

    Ahmed disclosed this while addressing the press during a courtesy visit to the Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi.

    The Controller General, who had earlier inspected Abakaliki prison stated that trouble started when prison officials were about to carry out routine cell-search in the morning but the inmates in a […]