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Ekiti Prison Explosion: 193 Escaped Prisoners Recaptured

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The Nigerian Prison Service (NPS) has recaptured 193 of the 300 prisoners that escaped from the Federal Prison in Ado-Ekiti over the weekend.

You will recall that the prisoners escaped in the aftermath of an explosion that occurred at the prison.

NPS spokesperson, Ope Fatinikun, confirmed the news,Y Naija reports.

Stating that the search for the remaining escapees was still ongoing, Fatinikun said “the nearest communities and neighbouring states of Ekiti, Ondo, Edo, Osun, Kogi and Kwara states to be vigilant and watch out for suspicious individuals and report them to the nearest Prisons or Police stations”.

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