Awaiting Trial inmate inmates in Prison
Awaiting Trial inmate in Prison

Prison Fellowship Graduates 48 Inmates in Jos

The Prison Fellowship International has graduated a total of forty-eight (48) prisoners comprising of 46 males and 2 females from the 2019 Prisoners Journey in Jos Prison.

The Prisoners Journey (TPJ) is a programme aimed at providing spiritual renaissance in the lives of prisoners and reuniting them to God.

In his opening address, the Plateau state coordinator of the Prison Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Pastor Elijah Ojewande, stated that so far a total of 1633 prisoners have graduated from the programme since its inception in 2004. He enjoined the graduating prisoners to abide by what they learned from the programme and be good ambassadors of the programme.

The Controller of Prisons, Plateau state command, Mr. Samuel Aguda, who was represented by CSP Victoria Datit felicitated with the graduating prisoners and encouraged them to exhibit what was learned in the 12-week programme. He assured them that the welfare of all prisoners is the concern of the authority of the Nigerian Prisons Service headed by Ja’afaru Ahmed.

Dignitaries who were present at the event include the National Secretary General of PFN, Mr. Daniel Mutfwang, the officer-in-charge of Jos Prison, DCP Alimat Musa who was represented by the station’s Welfare Officer, SP Pius Pokyes, and the Principal of the Jos Prison Adult School, DSP Kelvin Ugwuoke.

ASP Martha Banda
Public Relations Officer
Plateau state command

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