Controller-General of a Nigeria Correctional Service, Ja’afaru Ahmed, has pronounced that the dungeon in that some inmates got electrocuted during a Ikoyi Custodial Centre on Monday morning was caused by overcrowding.
According to him, a trickery had a ability of 35 though accommodated 140 persons.
Apart from those killed in a incident, during slightest 10 others postulated injuries.
In a statement, Francis Enobore, orator for a service, quoted Ahmed as describing a occurrence as “tragic and many ill-fated”.
He said, “Early this morning, a Controller-General of Corrections, Ja’afaru Ahmed, perceived with a deepest grief, a hapless genocide of 5 inmates of Ikoyi Medium Security Custodial Centre, Lagos, as a outcome of an electrical error in one of a cells. This is indeed comfortless and many ill-fated.
“The CG, who visited a stage of a occurrence with a Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, remarkable that it was the wrong time in a story of a NCoS to knowledge such a disaster.
“He, therefore systematic an evident review into a unhappy occurrence with a perspective to holding required actions in sequence to hinder destiny occurrence.”