Anambra state was tension soaked yesterday, following reports that about 47 Boko Haram suspects have been relocated to Ekwulobia Prisons in Aguata Local Government Area of the state, Vanguard reports.
Hundreds of youths took to the street over the weekend when the rumour first broke about the alleged relocation, leading to the closure of major markets in the state. It was gathered that prisons officials at the Ekwulobia Prisons did not shown any sign that new inmates were brought it.
However, findings shown that last night, 47 Boko Haram prisoners were brought to Ekwulobia prisons at mid-night of Sunday, June 28, under tight security.
It was observed that agitated people in different parts of the state were seen making telephone calls over this development.