Lagos CJ frees 33 inmates

Lagos CJ frees 33 inmates

February 25, 2022 Uncategorized 0

Lagos State Chief Judge, Justice Kazeem Alogba, yesterday freed 33 inmates of the state’s custodial centres.

Some of them claimed not to have been going to court for over six years.

Eight of the inmates were released from Ikoyi custodial centre, 11 and 14 from Maximun and Medium Custodial centres, respectively.

Justice Alogba  noted that the exercise was in line with the efforts by the Federal Government to decongest the prisons.

The CJ praised the efforts of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) toward inmates’ reformation and re-integrated them into society.

Earlier, in a welcome address, the State Controlled of NCS, Francis Adebisi the high population of inmates at the custodial centres.

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