GOV. BAGUDU DONATES TOOLS TO PRISON INMATES Date: 2018/07/04
The Executive Governor of Kebbi State, His Excellency Senator (Alhaji) Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, in his quest to complement the effort of Federal Government and Nigerian Prisons Service in the reformation, rehabilitation and reintegration of prisoners, has donated vocational tools which include; 39 Sewing Machines, 150 pieces of Mattresses, 1 carton each of charcoal and electric pressing Iron, 1 set of Welding Machine, a set of Carpentry tools, Assorted Drugs, Disinfectants among others.
Governor Bagudu, while handing over the tools to the Prisons Service in Birnin Kebbi through his Senior Special Assistant (SSA), Alhaji Nafi'u Magini, said that"the gesture is borne out of my compassion to offenders in custody and to contributes my Administration's quota in Prisoners' Vocational Trainings and Skill Acquisitions. I will not relent in my efforts to assist the Prisons in Kebbi State".
The official event which took place at the Medium Security Prison in Birnin Kebbi, was witnessed by Senior Prisons Officers including the Deputy Controller of Prisons in Charge Medicals, DCP. Ummu M. Mustapha, DCP. Mamuda U. Mato officer In Charge Medium Security Prison Birnin Kebbi, and CSP. Idris Garba officer in Charge Birnin Kebbi Old Prison, and Representatives of Kebbi State Government led by Mr. Abubakar Kalgo.
In his remarks, the Controller of Prisons in Charge of Kebbi State Command, Alh. Sani Adamu Potiskum, recalled how the Governor has been assisting the Prisons Service in the state especially during Ramadan, Sallah, Christmas and other festive periods. "On behalf of Chief Reformer/the Controller General of Prisons Ja'afaru Ahmed, I wish to thank His Excellency immensely for deeming it fit to help and address the plight of inmates".
He continued by saying, "Your Excellency Sir, I am assuring you that this tools will be evenly distributed to all the 10 Prison Formations in Kebbi State Command, and I want to seized this opportunity to appealed to Politicians, Wealthy Individuals, Corporate Bodies,Non Governmental Organizations and religious institutions in Kebbi State to emulate this gesture."
ASP. FAISAL NAMADI
Command Public Relations Officer
Nigerian Prisons Service
Kebbi State Command