The suspected mastermind of the 2010 Independence Day bombings, Charles Okah,d id not escape from Kuje Prison in Abuja, PREMIUM TIMES reports.
According to the news site, this news update was confirmed by a spokesperson for the Nigerian Prisons Service, Francis Enobore who said,
“It is not true (that he escaped).”
“He is there (Kuje prison) hale and hearty. The comptroller of prisons in charge of the FCT was there less than 30 minutes ago and he saw him there. I spoke to the controller.”
“Yes there was an incident yesterday, but Henry Okah was not involved,” he said. The Comptoller pf prisons has ordered an investigation and that is going on. We want to know if anybody escaped and if yes, what are their identities.”
Okah was earlier reported to have scaled the prison’s wall and fled on Friday night. Enobore promised to provide updates once the preliminary investigation is ready.