Sanusi Danmusa, the Controller of Prisons, Katsina State Command, on Wednesday, applauded Ja’afaru Ahmed, the Controller-General of Prisons, for providing essential commodities to prisons in the state.
Independent Nigeria reports that the items distributed include drugs, mats, blankets, uniforms, berets, line-yards, shoes, furniture, antiseptic soaps, detergents, accouterments to non commissioned officers, among others.
Danmusa said in Katsina that the items would go a long way in alleviating the sufferings of officers and inmates serving different jail terms in different parts of the state.
While disbursing the items on behalf of the CG, Danmusa urged the officers in charge to make sure that all deserving officers benefited from the gesture.
Some beneficiaries, who pleaded anonymity, expressed appreciation to the leadership of the prisons service, describing the donation as a boost to their welfare and legitimate duties.