Kuje Prison Attack: NSCDC boss consoles family of slain officer


By Henry Okonkwo

The Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Ahmed Abubakar Audi, on Wednesday sympathized with the family of slain personnel during the terror attack at the Kuje Correctional Centre.

Audi gave the consolatory note when he went for an on-the-spot assessment at the scene of the incident.

According to the statement signed by the NSCDC spokesperson Olusola Odumosu, the Corps helmsman sympathised with the family of his officer, Inspector Ilyasu Abraham, who was killed by the terrorists during the attack.


Late Ilyasu Abraham, was serving at the Federal Capital Territory Command and deployed to guard the Custodial centre where he paid the supreme price.

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The CG commiserates with his immediate family and prayed God to grant them the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.

He added that Ilyasu was a gallant officer who fought a good fight and died in active service defending the land.

Audi assured that the family of the deceased will be reached out to and necessary compensation delivered in due time.

He urged citizens to keep calm as NSCDC in collaboration with other security agencies are working tirelessly to ensure the safety of lives and protection of Critical National Assets and Infrastructure.

The CG said that adequate measures will be put in place to avoid such reoccurrence across the country, the statement added.