The Honourable Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro has approved the recommendations of the Controller General of the Nigerian Prisons Service, Dr Peter E Ekpendu, mni for the immediate removal and suspension of the following officers pending the outcome of Investigation on the jail Break at Medium Security Prison, Minna.
a. The Controller of Prisons, Niger state Command-Musa Maiyaki.
b. The officer-in-Charge, Medium Security Prison Minna- ACP MOHAMMED I BENA
c. All other Officers on duty on 6th December 2014 when the jail break happened.
Meanwhile, the Controller General of Prisons, Dr Peter E Ekpendu, mni also ordered the immediate transfer of fifty five(55) Officers and Men of the Zonal and state Headquarters Minna to Medium Security Prison Minna and Old Prison Minna to beef up security in the two (2) Prisons.
Ope Fatinikun
National Public Relations Officer
Nigerian Prisons Service