The Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) on Tuesday night attacked the Kuje Maximum Correctional Centre freeing all 64 members of Boko Haram in the facility.
News360 Info reports that 994 inmates fled during the attack, 115 refused to escape while 445 have been recaptured or turned themselves in to security agents.
It was gathered that as at Thursday 580 inmates were back in the facility with 414 of the escapees still missing.
Among the 64 Boko Haram terrorists that unfortunately escaped on Tuesday night is one Mustapha Umar, a man who was convicted and sentenced to life in prison by a Federal High Court in 2013 for bombing the Kaduna office of ThisDay newspapers.
Recall that Justice Adeniyi Ademola had ordered that Mustapha spend the rest of his life in jail for bombing the office of ThisDay using 12 camp gas cylinders in 2012.
According to The PUNCH, others who escaped include Yasir Salihu aka Dan Birni, a Boko Haram member who confessed to killing influential Kaduna cleric, Sheikh Auwal Albani, on the order of the late Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau.
Also on the list is Kyari Goni, a former commander from Shekau’s faction who willingly surrendered to the military.
Others on the list are: Shehu Abdullahi, Suleiman Idi, Suleiman Zacharia, Yakubu Abdullahi, Yasir Salihu, Yunusa Mukaiya, Bello Haruna, Biliyaminu Usman, Sunday Michael, Bello Haruna, Bilyaminu Usman, Bukar Ali, Ibrahim Mohammed, Ikya Abur, Ismail Abdullahi, Modu Aji, Mohammed Sani, Musa Abubakar, Fannami Bukar, Faruku Waziri, Hassan Hassan, Ibrahim Musa, Idris Ojo and Ishaq Farouq.
Mohammed Guja, Mohammed Buba, Abdulmannan Obadiki, Abubakar Musa, Abubakar Umar, Adamu Mohammed, Ahmadu Hagola, Asama Kanti, Baluye Modu, Bassey Kingsley, Diko Iko, Abdulkareem Musa, Andulsalami Adamu, Abubakar Habibu, Abubhakar Sadiq, and Abubakar Mohammed were also listed.