NPS enrols 465 Nigerian Prison inmates for Degree Programmes – CG


…wins Multiple Global Awards in 2018

The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) has enrolled 465 inmates for academic programmes just as it won multiple international awards for promoting education and campaigns on prison decongestion this year.

Ahmed Ja’afaru

The Comptroller General of Prison, Jaafaru Ahmed who made the disclosure while handing over the awards to the Minister of Interior, General Abdulrahman Dambazau at a brief ceremony in Abuja noted that the service currently has no fewer than 465 inmates studying undergraduate courses at the National Open University of Nigeria NOUN while many others have begun their post-graduate programmes.

Jaafaru Ahmed said: “As we speak today, we have over 465 inmates in various disciplines, 23 are doing their post graduate degrees. We also have an active collaboration with the College of Education, Yelwa where we have also graduated scores…

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