News reaching us has it that gunmen had invaded Ekiti state prison killing three persons and had 20 sniffer dogs tied at the front gate.
According the report, all inmates were freed due to how sophisticated the weapons of the attackers were.
Reliable sources said the attackers numbering about 57 arrived in Hilux truks, brandishing all sorts of weapons while shooting sporadically into the air.
It was further learned the gunshots and and bombings were so deafening that even the inmates were confused for their lives. As it is now, the Minister of Interior, Com.Abba Moro, is on his way to ascertain the situation.
The journalists who visited the prison earlier were not allowed entry into the prison. Earlier on, the news filtering the air has it that it was the APC thugs that carried the attacks to free a leader of OPC Niyi Adedipe who was in the prison for murder of former chairman of National Union Of Road Transport Workers, chief Omolafe ADERIYE.
On this however, the APC did waste any time in describing it as another PDP ploy to tarnish their image.
We keep you glued to the situations as more details come.