35 prison inmates register for NECO exams in Ogun


Prison inmates numbering 35 have registered in Ogun State for the 2018 National Examination Council (NECO).

The Nigerian Prisons Service, Ogun State Command, in a statement signed on Tuesday by its spokesperson, Victor Oyeleke, said the 35 inmates were drawn from three of the six prisons in the state.

Oyeleke added that the registration of the inmates is the maiden one after the recent approval of Old Abeokuta Prison Ibara as the centre for the exam.

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“The approval is made possible through efforts of the welfare officer of the Old Abeokuta Prison Ibara, ASP Abdulhakeem Awesu who is also the education coordinator of the prison.

”It will be recalled that 21 inmates of the prison were on June 29, 2018, enrolled to study various tuition-free courses in the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN).  64 inmates were on June 2nd, 2018 awarded vocational certificates while 69 of them…

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