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YOBE GOVT TO RECRUIT TEACHERS FOR CORRECTIONAL CENTRES

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PRESS STATEMENT

YOBE GOVT TO RECRUIT TEACHERS FOR CORRECTIONAL CENTRES

Commissioner, Yobe State Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education, Dr. Mohammed Sani Idriss, stated this in Potiskum when he visited the Medium Security Custodial Centre in the area.

He said the state would recruit teachers for inmates at various custodial centres in the state, added that plans had reached advance stage to recruit experts who would engage the inmates in both western and Islamic education.

The commissioner also said that the plan was meant to complement the Federal Government’s efforts at rehabilitation and reformation of inmates.

Idris expressed satisfaction with the skills acquisition training for the inmates by the centre through tailoring, gardening, carpentry, soap making, cap making, among others.

He said he was at the facility on the instruction of Gov. Mai Mala-Buni to explore areas that required the state’s interventions.

Responding, Yobe Controller of Corrections, CCs Ali Isah, , thanked the commissioner for finding time to visit the facility and assured him that the Nigeria Correctional Service is ready to partner the state to educate inmates for reintegration into society.

The visit witnessed the presentation of a cow to the inmates by the commissioner.

SIGNED:
ASC HARUNA ISA
FOR: PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
NIGERIAN CORRECTIONAL SERVICE
YOBE COMMAND

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