The Honourable Minister of Interior has commended the government of Ebonyi State for its commitment to changing the face of imprisonment in the State.


The Minister made this commendation when he paid a visit to the State on an official tour.


The Ebonyi State Prisons Public Relations Officer, ASP I Nneka Iyasei reports that the Minister Of Interior Lt. Gen. Abdulrahaman Bella Dambazau (rtd) CFR, PhD, arrived Ebonyi State (The Salt of the Nation) on an official tour. On arrival, he was received by the Deputy Governor of Ebonyi State, Bar. Kelechi Igwe, top Government functionaries, Service Chiefs including the Controller of Prisons, Ebonyi State Command, Emelia Adobi Oputa.


The Minister was shown round some of the mega project sites. Among the sites he visited was a State of the art ultramodern New Abakaliki Prison under construction by the state government. The minister expressed appreciation to the Governor and commended the quality of work on ground. The Deputy Governor who spoke on behalf of the governor promised that the Ebonyi State Government will continue to support the Nigerian Prisons Service Ebonyi State Command towards ensuring a safe and secured State.