• Nigerian prisons are draconian, says Osinbajo

    Nigerian prisons are draconian, says Osinbajo

    Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo‎ (SAN), has stressed the need “to decolonise Nigerian prisons.”

    He described the nation’s prisons system as “a draconian colonial system that has not been helpful to Nigeria.

    “It has ‎no process of making productivity out of the prisoners, or of creating opportunity for reforming them,” Osinbajo said.

    He advocated a reformative process for prisoners in order to create a better society.

    According to him, government’s efforts must go beyond apprehending and punishing offenders, adding that the efforts must also […]