Popular Nigerian music artiste, David Adeleke, professionally known as Davido has reacted to the escape of prisoners at the Benin Prison earlier today.
It was gathered that some suspected hoodlums on Monday broke into the Benin Prison popularly known as White House and freed several inmates in one of the cells. It was reported that the armed squad of prison officials engaged the suspected hoodlums in gunfire which resulted in some persons sustaining injuries.
The video of the jailbreak is slowly becoming viral. Some of the alleged prisoners were seen on clean haircuts, mobile phones, earphones, designer wears, necklaces, jerseys and so on which haas made some Nigerians to claim that the jail break was staged.
Davido took to his social media to comment on the jailbreak. The singer tweeted, “Prisoner with potbelly lol ok“
In the video, one of the men on the run from the Benin prison who granted an interview claimed he has been held captive since 2016 and has been awaiting trial .
Meanwhile, Edo State government has announced the imposition of 24 hours curfew across the state till further notice given the incidence of jailbreak that happened in Benin and incidents of past days in the state.
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