The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), paid a visit to the Kuje Correctional Centre, Abuja after Tuesday’s terrorist attack.
Buhari arrived at the scene of the attack at 3:35pm on Wednesday and was received by the Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba; paramilitary service chiefs among other top government officials.
Premium Politics reports that several inmates including Boko Haram suspects were freed during the attack on the correctional facility by the gunmen.
This is just as the Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi, revealed that 64 Boko Haram suspects in Kuje Correctional Center were yet to be found.
Meanwhile, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of the Ministry of Interior, Shuaib Belgore, said that about 300 inmates of the over 600 who fled the prison during the attack late Tuesday have been recaptured, while 300 were still at large.
Buhari is set to travel to Dakar, the Senegal capital, to participate in the International Development Association for Africa summit. He is expected back in the country on Thursday.
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