Yakubu AbdulMumuni, one of the escapees of the Kuje prison, was on Monday, July 11, arrested by the police in Ota, Ogun State.
It was gathered that the 28-year-old was arrested following information received by policemen at Sango-Ota divisional headquarters that the convict was sighted somewhere around Sango Ota.
The command’s spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement on Wednesday, July 13, said, “He confessed to the police that he escaped from Kuje prison on the 5th of July 2022, when the Center was att@cked by bandits.
He stated further that he was convicted by Kogi State High Court for offence of Conspiracy and culpable hom#cide and sent to Kuje Correctional Centre.”
Oyeyemi said the Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole had directed the State CIID to facilitate the transfer of the convict to the correctional centre without further delay.