• 23 prisons officers sacked over jailbreak

    23 prisons officers sacked over jailbreak

    The Federal Government has dismissed 23 Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) officers and suspended 11 others following reoccurring jailbreaks.

    The Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB) after its emergency meeting held last Thursday, approved the dismissal of three senior prisons officers serving in Kuje Medium Security Prison and three other senior officers serving in Koton Karfe Prison for their complicity in the escape of prisoners.

    The dismissal letters dated August 12, were signed by the board’s secretary, Alhaji A.A. Ibrahim.

    The […]