• Thu. Oct 6th, 2022

CJN, Justice Ibrahim Muhammad urges all Chief Judges in Federal and States to decongest prisons

CJN, Justice Ibrahim Muhammad urges all Chief Judges in Federal and States to decongest prisons

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, has urged all Chief Judges in Federal and States to decongest prisons immediately as a measure to contain the spread of the deadly virus “coronavirus.”

He directed the Chief Judges to ensure that criminal cases were speedily attended to, while they are also required to visit prisons within their jurisdictions.

According to him, said: “it has become imperative for your lordships to embark on the immediate visit to all custodial/correctional centers within your respective states to identify and release deserving inmates, where that has not been done already.”

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