Controller-General of Nigeria Correctional Service, NCS, has confirmed the attack on
Medium Security Custodial Centre, Kuje, in the Federal Capital Territory by gunmen.
The spokesperson of NCS, CSC AD Umar, issued the confirmation in a statement on behalf of the Controller-General, Alhaji Haliru Nababa.
Read the statement: “I wish to confirm that about 2200hrs (Tuesday), some yet-to-be identified gunmen attacked the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Kuje in the Federal Capital Territory.
“However, 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 and the situation is under control.
“Details will be made available soon.”
CSC AD Umar, ANIPR
PRO, Nigerian Correctional Service
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