Nine escapees, Nigerian prisoners arrested in Ghana

Obinwannem News Nine escapees, Nigerian prisoners arrested in Ghana

Ghana Police Force at Ada Foah intercepted about nine Nigerian inmates, who were said to have escaped prison in Nigeria.

According to BBC Pidgin, the Ada Divisional Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Francis Somcan, was quoted as saying they got a tip-off that led them to clinic junction lorry station, where the arrest was made on Monday.

The suspect were believed to be fugitive, jail breakers from Nigeria, who entered Ghana through ferry, across River Volta in Ada Foah.

The suspect had intended to continue their journey to Accra via commercial bus.

However, the nine identified suspects are, Emmanuel Obinnah Chiedozie, 27, Steve Eyenuku, 33, Enebeli Lucky, 29, Yonmi Usmah, 29, Keli Ekureni, 33, Freedom Yusuf, 25, Obi Onuora, 38, Patrick Chanar, 47 and Bless Eyenuku, 25.

Some items such as Nigeria and Ghana currency notes, were recovered, as well as other personal belongings.

The police also said the suspects would be handed over to the Ghana Immigration Service for further investigation.

Ijeoma Njoku reporting, Obinwannem News

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