Suspected gunmen have attacked the Abolongo Correctional Centre in Oyo town in Oyo State was on Friday.
Glamtush gathered that the gunmen attacked the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCS) facility with explosives around 10.30 pm and set the inmates free.
A search by security operatives for the fleeing inmates has begun.
The Public Relations Officer of the Oyo State Command of Nigerian Correctional Services, Lanre Anjonrin, confirmed the attack, saying, “I am there now and we are assessing the level of damage done. We will make our findings known later.”