NCoS, FIDA Partner on Tackling Plight of Female Prison Inmates
The International Federation of Female Lawyers (FIDA) has indicated its readiness to partner with the Nigerian Correctional Service towards assisting female inmates in Custodial Centers in Bauchi.
This was disclosed by the newly constituted executives led by its Chairperson, Barr. Fatima Abubakar during her courtesy visit to the Controller of Corrections Bauchi State Command, CCS Suleiman T. Suleiman in his Office.
Barr. Fatima Abubakar noted that FIDA was newly inaugurated in Bauchi for the purpose of addressing issues pertaining to women and children in the State.
She reiterated that NCoS being a critical stakeholder, FIDA is set to partner with the Service with the aim of intervening on issues relating to female inmates, adding that the organization intends to visit all the Custodial Centers in the State so as to study the plight of of female inmates with a view to addressing them where necessary,
In his remarks, the Controller of Corrections, Bauchi State Command, Suleiman T. Suleiman, commended FIDA for the visit and assured them of his support for the successful implementation of their programs.
The Controller advised them to look into the rising cases of rape in the State, as well as debts related cases amongst women which mostly brings them to detention facilities..
DSC ADAM ABUBAKAR JIBRIN
COMMAND PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
NIGERIAN CORRECTIONAL SERVICE,
BAUCHI STATE COMMAND