Fri. Jun 21st, 2024

The Federal Government has declared all correctional facilities across the country red zones, following incessant attacks and jail breaks in recent times.

The Minster of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola said this when he featured on the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja.

Aregbesola said that the service now conducts periodic simulation exercises of attacks and responses in the most risky facilities in the country.

He said that the service was also doing its best to prepare the operatives to respond to any such attack.

“Before Kuje attack, regrettably, that was not done, but since the attack, we now have what we call periodic simulation of

“So with that, I still want to say those who want to test our will might not live to tell the story.

“As far as humanly possible, we are improving, we are learning everyday from our weaknesses and we are overcoming.

“We declared all our centres as red zones that whoever attempted to breach them
will be risking his life, we still maintain that and we are reinforcing,” he said.

Aregbesola said, that Kuje correctional
center was not breached for lack of security, stressing that Kuje had the best security even at the time it was breached.

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