There are reports of gunfire at the Ikoyi Prison on Ribadu Road, Ikoyi, also the headquarters of Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State, and forcefully released the inmates.
This is in continuation of the mayhem and carnage that the #EndSARS protests have degenerated to, after being hijacked by hoodlums.
Large parts of Lagos have suffered from arson, including both public and private property.
Police stations, bus parks, a have all suffered from arsonists.
Other public property have been destroyed, including tollgates at Lekki as well as the Ports Authority building in the central business district of Marina.
Banks and shopping malls across the city have also been attacked and looted as security forces struggle to contain the breakdown in law and order.
The Oba of Lagos’ palace, a TV station and a newspaper house have also been torched.
There was also a jailbreak in Benin, Edo State earlier in the week.
Meanwhile, hoodlums on Thursday broke into the National Correctional Service Centre in Okitipupa, the headquarters of Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State, and forcefully released the inmates.
It was gathered that no fewer than 58 inmates were released during the attack while a vehicle was burnt.
It was also learnt that several items were destroyed on the premises of the prison.
The Public Relations Officer of the Ondo State Command of NCS, Ogundare Babatunde, confirmed the incident to newsmen.
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