Reps seeks to remove correctional services from Exclusive Legislative list

By Tony Akowe, Abuja

The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed for second reading a bill seeking to decentralize the Correctional Services in the country and allow states to build and control such centres alongside the federal government.

When passed into law, state governments will be empowered to build their own Correctional Centres as a way of decongesting the existing centres which…



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