Unknown gunmen broke into lmo state prison, Owerri in the early hours of today, the 5th of April 2021. Our correspondent got a call at about 1:30 am that there has been a prison break in the state.
At the time of filing this report, there’s a fire outbreak at the Military checkpoint at Ukwuorji junction. Probably the gunmen have burnt down the state CID or the Military facility located in that area.
We are yet to confirm the number of casualties. Once we do, we will bring you the update.
Is anyone safe in Imo state, Nigeria?
Due to the jailbreak at Nigerian Correctional Service, Owerri Custodial Centre this morning, we hereby ask that people be guided as there will be security personnels around Owerri Metropolis. Please take the following safety measures…
- Do not forget to move around with a valid ID card.
- Do well to inform the people around you of your movement and location.
- Please dress smartly and neatly to avoid embarrassment from security operatives.