FG suspends 7 warders over electrocution of Ikoyi inmates

The Federal Government on Friday, suspended seven senior officers and one junior personnel of the Nigerian Correctional Service over the electrocution of five inmates of the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Ikoyi, Lagos.

DAILY POST recalls that five inmates were Monday morning killed and 10 others injured by a loose electric cable inside the Ikoyi Correctional Centre, Lagos.

The suspension was approved by the Board of the Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Service under the Federal Ministry of Interior, the Controller General of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Jaafaru Ahmed, announced on Friday.

It was disclosed in a statement signed signed by the Secretary of the Board, Mal. Hassan Yakmut.

The officers were suspended to allow an investigation into the…



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