That breakout resulted in Cabinet handing Samoa Police Service the reins of the country's prison system, and led to the resignation of Prisons and Corrections Services Commissioner Taitosaua Edward Winterstein.
Parliament will meet this week and is expected to pass new laws reverting back to the old practice of police managing the prison system.
A prison system that Fuiavailili said has "so many issues."
"As I said before, we are inheriting the prison and its many problems. Some explosive stuff going on at the prison."