BREAKING: Five inmates in Ikoyi prison electrocuted to death

Tragedy struck at the Ikoyi Prison, leaving Five inmates electrocuted to death.

According to report, the ugly incident happened on Monday morning.

Several injuries were also recorded as many are still battling for their lives in a hospital.

Reacting to the incidence, the minister of interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has ordered an immediate investigation into the incident, adding that it will give a comprehensive update on the incidence in a few hours.

In a statement signed by Jane Osuji, the Press Officer to the Minister of Interior, Aregbesola also ordered immediate medical attention for affected victims.

The statement read thus: The attention of the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (@raufaregbesola) has been drawn to an electrocution incidence at the Ikoyi Medium Security Prison in Lagos.

The Minister has directed a quick investigation into the root cause and the ministry will in the next few hours share a comprehensive update on the incidence.

While we commiserate with the victims of the incidence, the minister has ordered immediate medical attention for those affected.

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