One of the Kuje Correctional Center escapees, Yakubu AbdulMumuni, has been nabbed in Ogun State.
This was disclosed by the spokesman of the Ogun State Police Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement on Wednesday.
Oyeyemi said AbdulMumuni was arrested by operatives of the Command on July 11, 2022.
He said the escapee, 28, was arrested following information received by policemen at Sango Ota Divisional Headquarters that the convict was sighted somewhere around Sango Ota.
Upon the information, the Divisional Police Officer, Sango Ota Division, SP Saleh Dahiru, quickly mobilized his men and moved to the area, where the convict was apprehended.
AbdulMumuni confessed to the Police that he escaped from Kuje Correctional Center on July 5, 2022 when the Center was attacked by bandits.
He stated further that he was convicted by a Kogi State High Court for offence of conspiracy and culpable Homicide and sent to Kuje Correctional Center.
The Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered the State Criminal Investigation Department to facilitate the transfer of the convict to the Correctional Center with immediate effect.