30 inmates sit for SSCE in Jos

No fewer than 30 inmates serving their various jail terms at the Jos Correctional Center are currently participating in the ongoing November/December Senior School Certificate Examination, an official has said.

ASC Martha Banda, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Plateau Command of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS), disclosed this to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Jos.

According to Banda, the 30 inmates, who are sitting for the examination organised by National Examination Council (NECO) within the correctional facility, consist of 28 males and 2 females.

She explained that the move was part of the mandate of the Service geared toward making the prisoners useful to themselves, families and society after serving their jail terms.

“This is part of our…

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