Lagos is the fifth VOICE State to receive the CAPIO Team on a quest to assess the detention condition of women in Nigerian prisons. The Kirikiri Women Prison in Nigeria is the first all women prison in Nigeria and has remained one of the best managed prison facilities in the country. Interactions with the staff […]
The sojourn in Lagos started with a courtesy visit to the Controller of Prison, Lagos State Command, Mr Tunde Ladipo. He welcomed the team and pledged to support the implementation of the Gender Sensitive Approach in his command.
The poor treatment and detention conditions of female prisoners in Nigeria was on the minds of CAPIO Team made up of Rev. Fr. Ambrose Ekeroku, Chijioke Ukwuma, Deborah Odoko and Katsina State Coordinator, National Human Rights Commission Mr Nura Sadiq during their assessment visit to the female section of the Katsina Central Prison. The Team […]
The Controller of Prisons Katsina State Command Alhaji Sadiq Mohammed Gusau was delighted to receive CAPIO VOICE Team alongside Katsina State Coordinator of National Human Right Commission, Mr. Nura Sadiq. While briefing the CP about the VOICE project, the Team led by Rev. Fr. Ambrose Ekeroku (OCD) among other things solicited the support of the […]
VOICE Project train made a stop at Bauchi where the State Controller of Prisons, Mr. Suleiman T. Suleiman and his team warmly received representatives of CAPIO and Prison Inmates Development Initiative (PIDI). The purpose of the visit was to orientate them about the VOICE project and also seek more support in the application of the […]
The female prison inmates and wardresses in the female section of the Suleja prison were visited today by CAPIO team led by Rev. Fr. Ambrose Ekeroku. The visit was to assess the level of implementation of training on Gender Sensitive Approach to Treatment of Women Prisoners organised by CAPIO with funding from Voice earlier this […]
CAPIO team led by Rev. Fr. Ambrose Ekeroku, paid advocacy visit to the Controller of Prisons FCT Command Mr. Sylvester Nwakuche and his team briefing them about the VOICE project, also thanking and soliciting for more support from them in the implementation of the gender sensitive approach to the treatment of female prisoners in their […]