Gunmen in the late hours of Sunday, attacked the medium federal correctional centre in Kabba, Kabba/Bunu Local Government Area of Kogi State, and set hundreds of prisoners free.
According to a report by Vanguard, the gunmen in their tens, first killed the military men keeping guide before attacking the centre.
The gunmen thereafter launched attack on the prison officers before making ways to set all the prisoners free.
An early morning downpour on Monday according to Punch led to their escape. The building housing the inmates was reportedly submerged by flood.
However, about 100 of the inmates have been rearrested, while unspecified number voluntarily returned.
Meanwhile, the Nigeria Police has confirmed the development.
The Assistant Inspector-General of Police Zone 8, Ayuba Edeh, who confirmed the jail break on Monday, said the State Commissioner of Police and other heads of security agencies have swung into action.
More to come..,