Four people were feared dead and many injured when a vehicle conveying inmates to court and belonging to the Nigerian Prisons Services, NPS, was involved in an accident.
But the Prisons authorities said no life was lost in the accident.
Vanguard, however, gathered that the driver of the vehicle, who allegedly drove against traffic, crushed and killed another motorcyclist along Niger road, while trying to escape mob action.
The spokesperson of state’s Correctional Service, Philip Adegbulugbe, claimed that the suspected hoodlums attempted to free high-profile inmates who were conveyed to court in the area which resulted in pandemonium.
In his remarks, the the Police Public Relations Officer of the command, Ajayi Okasanmi, while stating that no life was lost said normalcy has been restored in the areas where the protest took place.