• Comptroller decries poor condition of prisons in Nasarawa

    Comptroller decries poor condition of prisons in Nasarawa

    The Comptroller of Prisons in Nasarawa State, Ekwere Ekanem, has lamented the deplorable living condition of convicts and those awaiting trials for various offences in prisons across the state.

    Ekanem spoke yesterday when he visited the state office of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lafia, the state capital.

    He regretted the absence of rehabilitation programmes for the inmates while in custody.

    According to Ekanem, the total number of prisoners in Nasarawa is 1,663 with just 520 convicted while 1,143 persons are […]