The Ondo jail break was an assault on the Olokuta Medium Security Prison in Akure, the capital of Ondo State, Nigeria,by 50 obscure shooters suspected to be furnished robbers.The assault happened on 30 June 2013. Around 175 detainees got away from the jail leaving 2 individuals dead and 1 corrections officer harmed. The got away detainees were to a great extent anticipating trial for burglary. Around 54 got away prisoners were rearrested after the assault and around 121 detainees got away.
Ondo jail break
Some portion of Prison escape
Nigeria Ondo State map.png
Location Ondo State, Southwestern Nigeria
Date 30 June 2013
Target Olokuta Medium Security Prison
Perpetrators Armed thieves
No. of members
The episode was accounted for to have happened on Sunday, 30 June 2013. Tunde Olayiwola, the representative general of the Nigerian Prisons Services in ondo state, who affirmed the assault dissipated the cases that the obscure shooters were individuals from the Boko Haram, a fear monger bunch in the northeastern Nigeria. The occurrence was connected with groups of looters captured amid a bank theft in Akure, who had been kept in the jail for more than one year without trial.