Minister of Interior says attack on Agodi Medium Security Correctional Centre, Ibadan must be resisted.

Written by on January 18, 2022

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has ordered that any attack on the Agodi Medium Security Correctional Centre, Ibadan must be resisted with maximum force without sparing the attackers.

He also ordered the immediate demolition of all the shops and buildings around the correctional facility in the Oyo State capital, to ensure maximum security of the centre.

Aregbesola gave the directive while addressing officers at the correctional centre during a tour of the facility on Monday.

The minister reminded members of staff of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) that their sole duty was to protect the custodial centres from any attack.

He commended the officers for their efforts at preventing the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic at the facility, stating that there was not a single case of the disease reported.

Seun Fakorede

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