House directs correctional services to protect inmates, staff from coronavirus

Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja

The House of Representatives has directed the Nigerian Correctional Services (NCS) to take urgent steps to protect inmates at the various correctional centres around the country from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Chairman, House Committee on Reformatory Institutions, Anayo Edwin, in a statement said it is imperative for the government to ensure that those in…

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