Following the recent attack at the Kuje Medium Correctional Facility by suspected terrorists, which led to the escape of many inmates, the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has tasked traditional rulers in the area, especially, to work with relevant security operatives to apprehend all the escapees.

 In a press release by The Chief Press Secretary (FCTA) Rabi Musa Umar Malam Bello was at the facility on Wednesday, 6th July, 2022, for an on-the-spot assessment of damage after the attack, which took place on Tuesday, 5th July, 2022, called on the Gomo of Kuje, HRH Haruna Tanko Jibrin to summon all traditional chiefs in Kuje Area Council to combine intelligence with security agencies to fish out the escaped inmates from the community.

The Minister who met with the Comptroller General, Nigeria Correctional Service, Haliru Nababa and the Gomo of Kuje during the visit, described the incident as “very sad and unfortunate”, adding that such incidents threaten everybody, hence the need for everyone to support the security agencies in carrying out their assignments.