Kogi jailbreak leaves many soldiers dead, 100s of prisoners escape


By Favour Goodness

Hundreds of prisoners have escaped from the medium federal correctional centre in Kabba, Kabba/Bunu Local Government Area of Kogi State.


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According to the Vanguard, the gunmen in their tens attack the prison centre which is on the Kabba – Lokoja highway, on Sunday night through Monday morning, killing the military men keeping guide on the road before attacking the centre.

The gunmen thereafter launched attack on the prison officers before making ways to set all the prisoners free.

An early morning downpour on Monday led to their escape.

The building housing the inmates was reportedly submerged by flood.


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