Multiple sources have confirmed that DCP Abba Kyari was not among the inmates that escaped in the Kuje prison break
A new report also confirming that Kyari is still in the prison said the embattled police officer said only God saved him and some others from the terrorist attack
Meanwhile, the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) has reportedly claimed responsibility for the attack
FCT, Abuja – A report by Vanguard claims DCP Abba Kyari who is one of the inmates in Kuje prison has reacted to the terrorist attack on the facility.
The newspaper stated that Kyari, recounting his ordeal on Wednesday, July 6, said he and others in the prison were saved by God.
The embattled senior police officer who was arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA and remanded over his alleged involvement in the 25 kg c*ocaine deal was quoted as saying:
‘’Only God saved us today (yesterday).”
Vanguard also quoted an anonymous source saying as confirming that Kyari and some other popular inmates were not missing after the attack, contrary to some media reports.
The unnamed source reportedly said:
“Abba Kyari is not missing. The total population of the Kuje Prison inmates is about 1,476, and only 111 of the inmates refused to escape and decided to remain in the prison as 90 percent of the inmates escaped.
“Those that decided not to escape included former Governor Jolly Nyame of Taraba state, Farouk lawal, Abba Kyari and four of his officers: Retired AVM and also 107 other inmates whose jail term is less than three months remaining and some who are innocent of what they were accused of.
“There are also a few other good Senior Citizens.