Godwin Isenyo, KadunaThere was an attempted jailbreak by some prisoners at the Kaduna Correctional Centre on Tuesday. The prisoners, it was learnt, feared that they might be affected by the deadly virus as a result of the congestion currently being experienced in the correctional facility. A resident close to the correctional facility said that he heard gunshots from the prison. Another source said some of the prisoners attempted to escape to avoid contracting the disease but were unsuccessful. One of the sources, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, told our correspondent on the telephone that, “We learnt the prison inmates are protesting.
Source: Punch March 31, 2020 16:49 UTC