TheÂ Islamic State in West Africa ProvinceÂ (ISWAP) on Wednesday night claimed responsibility for the attack on Kuje Prison in the Federal Capital Territory.
Recall thatÂ terrorists on Tuesday night invaded the facilityÂ and released not less than 600 prisoners.
A further report had it that terrorists released members of their group during the attack.
The terrorist sect in a video released on Wednesday night showed some of its men shooting their way into the facility.
The 38 seconds video released by the terrorist group showed fighters marching in groups while vehicles and buildings were on fire.
According to DailyTrust, an elderly man dressed in native attire also joined the young men who were shouting on top of their voices.
The Islamic Stateâ€™s Aâ€™maq Agency released the video with the caption:
â€œFighters of Islamic State attacked Kuje prison in Abuja yesterday and succeeded in freeing dozens of prisoners.â€