Tragedy As Naked Wire Electrocutes Ten Inmates, Injures Several Others in Ikoyi Prison

Ten inmates of the Ikoyi Correctional Centre formerly known as Ikoyi Medium Prisons have been reportedly electrocuted and many others have also sustained injuries by a naked electric cable.

The incident occurred on Monday morning leaving survivors battling for their lives in an undisclosed hospital.

Meanwhile, the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola reacting through the Press Officer, Ministry of Interior, Jane idOani9964 said: “The attention of the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (@raufaregbesola) has been drawn to an electrocution incidence at the Ikoyi Medium Security Prison in Lagos.

“The minister has directed a quick investigation into the root cause and the ministry will in the next few hours share a comprehensive update on the incidence.

“While we commiserate with the victims of the incidence, the minister has ordered immediate medical attention for those affected.

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