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No coronavirus among inmates of Lagos Correctional Services

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NIGERIAN Correctional Service, Lagos State Command has reiterated that there is no case or suspected case of the coronavirus in any of its facilities in Lagos State.

  The state controller, on behalf of the Controller General of Corrections, Ja’afaru said this while receiving the second batch of medical personal protective equipment from the Lagos State Government.

He thanked the Lagos State Government for their donations and assured the public that the Correctional Service is well positioned to prevent COVID-19 from the custodial centres. Items donated comprise hand gloves, sanitizer, facial masks and inferred thermometers.

  Controller SI Iyakoregha while addressing officers, men and inmates at the Maximum Custodial Centre, Kirikiri- Lagos, was full of praise for the medical staff at the custodial centre for ensuring a high level of professionalism and surveillance.

  He further charged the medical workers who are at the front line in the prevention of covid-19 to be diligent and committed to their duties.

  Iyakoregha reiterated that there is no case or suspected case of the coronavirus in any of the facilities in Lagos State Command and all hands are on deck to ensure that the service will maintain the status quo.

  While fielding questions from the inmates, Controller Iyakoregha assured the inmates that the service is working hard with the office of the state Attorney General to ensure that those who are qualified for the presidential amnesty are released soonest.

  He enjoined all inmates to be prayerful and continue to exhibit a high level of personal hygiene while awaiting the pending release.

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