A philanthropist, Alhaji Abubakar Tela, the Chief Executive of Yayari Oil, Hadejia, on Monday donated 100 sets of uniform to inmates of the Hadejia Prison in Jigawa.
Addressing newsmen in Dutse, the Controller, Nigeria Prisons Service, Jigawa, Mr Muhammad Bedi, said the gesture by Tela was to convicted inmates in the facility.
Bedi said the uniforms were distributed to virtually all the convicts in the prison and commended the oil marketer for complementing the Federal Government’s efforts at providing an enabling environment for the reformation of inmates.
The controller urged other public-spirited individuals in the state to emulate him, and do all in their power to complement the government’s efforts, stressing that government could not do it all alone.
Bedi also called on the general public to assist the inmates with soaps, buckets, mats, mattresses and bowls, among other items. …Read More
Source:: PM Newspaper