Nigeria’s Minister of Interior Rauf Aregbesola, has instructed the Nigerian Correctional Service to fire down any attempt to attack a jail institution across the country.
He declared the Correctional facility a “red zone,” saying that anyone who tries to attack it will die and should not live to tell the tale.
According to the minister, any attack on the facility must be considered impossible, and such an effort must be treated as such.
He said the attacks on the custodial centers are not acceptable and must stop, adding that any attempt must henceforth be resisted with brutal force.
Aregbesola said ”The most important thing is the security impregnability of this facility.
”This is a red zone, a danger zone. Whoever attempt to breach the facility is already dead. He must not live to tell the story.
”Any effort to breach our facility is not acceptable. Don’t shoot to injure but shoot to kill for any reason.
”This is a total embodiment of the state to guarantee the security of the people.
He promised the officers that the government will do all possible to make their wellbeing a high priority in order to ensure good service delivery.
”We will do our best on your welfare to ensure effective service”
”You must have the capacity to repel viciously any attempt to attack or invade this facility and an attempt must remain an attempt”.
Based on the ongoing facility, the Minister has ordered the demolition of shops and businesses centers with and around the prison family.
The Minister has authorized the destruction of stores and companies based on the continuing facilities.
The inspected also inspected the newly built maximum facility at Oloni-Olojuoro area of Ibadan, the Oyo state capital city.