COVID-19: New inmates to undergo compulsory 14-days isolation in Akwa Ibom
Akwa Ibom kingdom Correctional carrier has announced that each new inmate to the centre must be subjected to a 14-day isolation on the Ikot-Ekpene custodial centre.
The Command Public family members Officer, ASC Ogbajie Ogbajie disclosed this in a assertion obtained through leading edge.
He said at the of completion of the 14-days isolation, the inmates would be despatched to any available correctional centre inside the nation.
, however, referred to that the country authorities had authorised and started out the construction of the a hundred-mattress isolation building at Ikot Ekpene custodial centre, adding that it become a part of efforts by using Gov. Udom Emmanuel to support and improve the criminal Justice system in the kingdom.
He stated, “All new inmates remanded in any Custodial Centre in Akwa Ibom state, will first go through a obligatory 14days isolation at this Centre after crowning glory. The Controller of Corrections, thanked His Excellency, Deacon Udom Emmanuel for taking this ambitious step in boosting the criminal Justice device in the state because it shows that His Excellency is a Governor for the much less privilege within the Society.
“The constructing was recently approved by way of the government Governor of Akwa Ibom nation, Deacon Udom Emmanuel to support and increase the criminal Justice device within the state for the duration of this pandemic.
“this is additionally one of the measures installed area by way of the Controller standard of Corrections, Ja’afaru Ahmed to prevent an epidemic of COVID-19 in Correctional Centres national, he stated inside the assertion.
“lawyer-trendy/ Commissioner for Justice Akwa Ibom state, Uwemedimo Nwoko Esq. In business enterprise of the Controller of Corrections, Alex Oditah and Officer in-price of Ikot Ekpene Custodial Centre, Deputy Controller of Corrections, Chukwuemeka, Patrick inspected the website for the isolation constructing nowadays 18th July, 2020.”
My nation information amassed that the a hundred-bed building could function a centralized COVID-19 isolation centre for new inmates admitted within the Nigerian Correctional service, Akwa Ibom state Command.