One of the inmates freed by hoodlums this morning at Benin Prison popularly called White House, has spoken.
The inmate said he has been in cell for over two years and he is glad to be out.
There was a prison break in the Benin Prison popularly called White House, earlier today, as hoodlums broke into the premises and freed several inmates in one of the cells.
Prisoners escaped as hoodlums attacked the White House prison along Sapele Road in the City.
The armed squad of prison officials engaged the suspected hoodlums in gun fire which resulted some persons sustaining injuries.
Also destroyed was the High Court 4 which is beside the prison where the hoodlums vandalised
The hoodlums started gathering along Sapele Road beside the prison as early as 7 am setting bonfires and sending back road users.
They launched their attack when their number had swelled considerably, broke a part of the wall while some climbed the fence into the prison yard.
In a video sighted by LailasNews, a man who claimed to be an inmate of the popular prison said he was glad to be out after two years behind bars.
He thanked Nigerian youths saying they are too much.
Watch him speak below;
— Lailasnews.com (@Lailasnews_com) October 19, 2020