Ekiti prison break: 5 Fast Facts You Need To Know

The Ekiti jail break was an assault on the government jail at Afao street, Ado Ekiti in the southwestern Nigerian city of Ekiti State by 60 obscure shooters. The assault happened on 30 November 2014. 341 detainees got away from the jail leaving 1 jailer and 20 sniffer mutts dead.The got away detainees were to a great extent anticipating trial. 10 detainees who endeavored to got away was caught amid the assault at gunfire trade between the policemen and the gunmen.67 prisoners were rearrested after the assault and 274 prisoners got away. One prisoner, who guaranteed to have fled when he heard discharges, came back to the jail to serve out his short sentence.

1.Ekiti jail break

Ekiti prison break: 5 Fast Facts You Need To KnowNigeria Ekiti State map.

Location Ekiti State, southwestern Nigeria

Date 30 November 2014

Target Ekiti government jail

Assault write

Jail break

Deaths 1

Non-deadly wounds


Perpetrators Unknown shooters

No. of members


Defenders 341 detainees got away

2.Ekiti prison break Occurrence

Ekiti prison break: 5 Fast Facts You Need To KnowThe occurrence was accounted for to have happened on Sunday, 30 November 2014.Kehinde Fadipe, the officer general of the Nigerian Prisons Services, negated the cases that the obscure shooters were individuals from the Boko Haram,[10] an Islamic order in northeastern Nigeria, based on the way that none of their individuals was anticipating trial in that jail. On 1 December 2014, Ekiti State official senator Ayodele Fayose blamed jail authorities for plotting with the obscure shooters to dispatch the assault.

3.Ekiti prison break Responses

Ekiti prison break: 5 Fast Facts You Need To KnowAt first the assault was connected with the Oduduwa People’s Congress, affirmed to be an endeavor to unlawfully discharge Adeniyi Adedipe, the facilitator of the Oodua Peoples Congress in Ekiti State Chapter, who had been anticipating a trial.Adedipe was indicted the murder of a previous state director of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, Chief Omolafe Aderiye. This produced a great deal of responses and discussions over the state, particularly between the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP and the restriction party, the All Progressive Congress, APC,[19] yet the claim that OPC was in charge of the assault was canceled in light of the fact that Fadipe never got away as before asserted. The escape was credited to the poor subsidizing of the Nigerian Prisons Services by the government of Nigeria, lacking jail work force and poor jail offices.

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