COVID-19: 111 inmates freed in Kebbi

Wed Apr 22nd, 2020 - Kebbi

The Kebbi State Government has facilitated the release of 111 inmates of correctional centres as part of Federal Government’s process to protect inmates from contracting COVID-19 across the country.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the order for their release was contained in a statement by Malam Yahaya Sarki, the Special Adviser to Gov. Atiku Bagudu on Media in Birnin Kebbi on Wednesday.

“Kebbi State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Hajiya Ramatu Adamu-Gulma, revealed that over 111 inmates were released during the exercise as performed by the Chief Justice of the state, Justice Sulaiman Muhammad-Ambursa at Argungu and Birnin Kebbi new and old Correctional Service Centres.




source: Guardian