FG Unveils Identities Of Terrorists Who Fled Kuje Prison, Releases Pictures,INTERPOL Gets Fleeing Insurgents’ Data, Border Security Heightened

The Federal Government on Thursday began uploading the data of 60 terrorists and other criminals to the International Criminal Police Organisation database.

The terrorists and the other criminals were among those who escaped when a terrorist group, the Islamic State of West African Province , bombed the Kuje Correctional Centre on Tuesday night.


As of press time, it was learnt that the details of most of the escapees had already been uploaded.


The Spokesman, Nigeria Correctional Service, Umar Abubakar, who confirmed this on Thursday, disclosed that the names, pictures and other data of the inmates have been circulated to other security agencies.

Below are some of the names:

  • Abdulkareem Musa
  • Abdulkareem Adamu
  • Abubakar Abibu
  • Abubakar Yusuf.
  • Muhammed Sani Adamu
  • Muktar Umar
  • Mambi Zakari Gambo
  • Sadiq Garba Abubakar
  • Yazid Muhammed Usman
  • Yusuf Ali Yusuf

When asked if the NCoS has dispatched the data of the terrorists to Interpol, Abubakar said, “They are working on it; the ones they uploaded are not too clear to my liking and the management’s liking. Hopefully, they should be through tonight.

“Yes, we have access to the (Interpol) database. Every inmate or suspect that is brought to our facility, we photograph him and have the details about him before it goes to our database.

“They are trying to upload it and work on it so we can have the details of the offences committed and have the next-of-kin and take appropriate actions.”


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