Ogun First Lady Pledges Support For Inmates Of Correctional Centres, Others - THE DAILY CRUCIBLE



Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Ogun First Lady Pledges Support For Inmates Of Correctional Centres, Others

The First Lady of Ogun State, Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun, has assured of continued support to inmates of correctional facility, less-privileged and  the vulnerable  members of the society.

Mrs. Abiodun gave the assurance on Monday  at the Nigeria Correctional Service, Ogun State Command, Ibara, Abeokuta, when she visited the facility  in commemoration this year edition of International Day of Charity. 

She was represented by the Wife of the State Commissioner for Urban and Physical Planning, Mrs. Comfort Odunlami

The First Lady pointed out that the  government and individuals have the responsibility of checking on inmates and catering for their needs as they form an integral part of the society.

She advised  the inmates to adequately utilise the opportunity of the various vocations at the correctional facility and be determined to put them to use when they leave, to enhance their livelihood.

Also speaking on behalf of Deputy Comptroller of Correction, Mr. Damero Shuaib, the Chief Superintendent of Correction and Social Welfare Officer, Mr. Abdulhakeem Awesu, commended Mrs. Abiodun's demonstration of love for the inmates, urging government to further look into their plights.

The First Lady's team also visited Hansens Disease Centre, Iberekodo, Destitute shelter at Lafenwa and the less- privileged in Ilisan Remo as well as Ijebu- Ode among others.

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