Gunmen invaded a Federal Correctional Centre in Kabba, Kabba/Bunu Local Government Area of Kogi State freeing hundreds of prisoners.

According to reports, the unknown gunmen attacked the facility located on the Kabba- Lokoja highway on Sunday night through Monday morning, September 13.

The gunmen killed the military men guarding the facility before attacking the prison workers and setting the prisoners free.

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Confirming the incident, the Assistant Inspector-General of Police Zone 8, Ayuba Edeh, said the State Commissioner of Police and other heads of security agencies have swung into action while over 100 of the inmates have reportedly been rearrested, while an unspecified number voluntarily returned.