The 28 of Nigeria (IPMAN) Niger state branch has freed 28 prison inmates with different jail terms at the Medium security prison Minna.
The Association, led by its branch chairman Alh. Ahmed Erena paid the inmates fines of Five Hundred and Twenty eight thousands Naira(#528,000), thereafter advising them to be of good conduct and avoid any act capable of bringing them back to prison.
Naija News learnt that the released prisoners were given One thousand naira each(N1000) to enable them reach their communities.
Erena further praised the prison authority for their efforts in Reformation, Rehabilitation of inmates.
In his remarks, the officer in charge MSP MINNA DCP Garba T.Abubakar thanked the association for their concern to the indigent inmates, stating that the move would help in dicongesting the prison.
In another development, the controller of prisons Niger state command Baba Gana received the newly posted zonal coordinator in charge zone D ACG AMALIRI I IFEANYI at the state headquarters Minna.
The ACG further called on the staff to be more dedicated and discipline in order to achieve the mission and vision of Nigeria Prison service under the able leadership of the CGP Ja’afaru Ahmed who has zero tolerance for indiscipline.
ACG AMALIRI was on a familiarization tour of commands under his watch which comprises Niger, Kwara, Kebbi, Sokoto, Zamfara and the Fct.