Reps move to decongest 244 correctional services in Nigeria

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The House of Representatives have called on the Federal Ministry of Justice to prevent delays in justice dispensation and enhancing process of meeting bail conditions in order to decongest 244 correctional centers across the country.
The House further urged security agencies to avoid arbitrary arrests, devise and promote effective reformation, rehabilitation, and reintegration of inmates to utilize its prerogative of mercy to grant amnesty to deserving inmates.
The resolutions followed the adoption of a motion of urgent national importance moved by Chinedu Ogah during plenary in Abuja.
Moving the motion, Ogar noted that the Nigerian Correctional Service, a federal entity under the Ministry of Interior, is a part of the criminal Justice System under Exclusive list.

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