Federal Government has said it would establish six modern custodial facilities in the six geo-political zones in the country.

The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, stated this today while inspecting the ongoing Model Maximum Security Custodial facility project, Janguza, Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano State.

Aregbesola said that the project was part of programmes initiated by President Muhammadu Buhari to reform the correctional service.

Aregbesola lauded President Buhari for his support to the Correctional service reforms aimed at enhancing its operations.

On his part, the Controller-General, Nigeria Correctional Service, Mr. Ahmad Jafaru, said that the project was designed with dormitories, school, hospital, skills acquisition centre and a mosque among others.

Jafaru said that the project was planned to be commissioned this year, adding that the service had also upgraded the ancient Kurmawa Maximum Prison into a rehabilitation centre.

Reports by newsmen has it that the minister was accompanied on the visit by Heads of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) among others.


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