A building located inside the popular Kuje Prison in the Federal
Capital, Abuja, is currently on fire as fire extinguishers are not
According to a new report posted on Twitter by SaharaReporters, the
clinic building inside the popular Kuje prison located at the Federal
Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, is reportedly on fire and fire
extinguishers are not functioning.
The Kuje Prison which is located on the outskirts of Kuje, a densely
populated satellite town and headquarters of Kuje Area Council of the
FCT, occupies a vast expanse of land has always been in the news as the
“special accommodation for special people,” who have allegedly run foul
of the laws of the land.
Apart from being the home of the regular prisoners serving various
jail terms and the crime suspects awaiting trial, the facility is
currently playing host to the embattled leader of the indigenous People
of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu and other celebrated political detainees
undergoing trial on high profile corruption charges.