Delta State Advisory Council On The Prerogative Of Mercy Releases Schedule of Maiden visit to Prisons across the State.
Tue Mar 6 2018
The 7 man Advisory Council on the Prerogative of Mercy headed by Chief Patrick Okpakpor, a former Attorney-General of the State will be visiting the Warri Medium Security Prison, Sapele Prison, Agbor, Ogwashi-Uku and Kwale Prisons as part of its statutory duties and procedure of advising the Governor to exercise his powers of granting pardon to convicts. A statement released by the Secretary of the Council Barr. Mrs. Uju Monye stated that the visit which will commence on Wednesday, 7th March, 2018 from the Okere Prison, Warri was to enable Members of the Advisory Council obtain first hand information that will assist them to properly advise the Governor in exercise of his powers to grant amnesty. The statement further added that the Members of the Committee comprising of Dr. Samuel Efetobor; Barr. F Njuokuemeni; Hon. (Mrs.) Irene Imilar; John Okoriko Esq; Paulina Egbon, Representative, Nigerian Prison Service, will visit the Sapele Medium Security Prison on Thursday , 8th March, 2018 at 10am each day. The statement also stated that the visit will avail them information that will assist the Committee to come up with a template for the rehabilitation of ex-inmates to facilitate their reintegration back to society. On Friday, 9th March, 2018 the team will visit Kwale Prison while the exercise will be concluded on Monday, March 12th, at the Ogwashi-Uku and Agbor prison.