INTRODUCTION In a society where law abiding culture is fast eroding and corruption seems to have become the modus operandi, the issue of maintaining law and order and treating people (especially those in conflict with the law) with a sense of fairness, becomes a tiresome task for law enforcement agents including prison warders. In developed […]
On the 16th April 2019, visit to assess the detention condition of the female section of Maximum-Security Prison, Enugu, was carried out by CAPIO VOICE TEAM led by Fr. Ambrose Ekeroku. During the visit, the women prisoners explained how terribly poor the environment is. For instance, the stench from the broken sewages, bedbug infested cells […]
CAPIO embarked on a 5-day strategic planning workshop after reviewing the level of implementation of her previous strategic plan for the year span of 2014-2018. CAPIO Staff, Volunteers, Board of Trustees and Stakeholders (Ministry of Justice, Judiciary, Nigerian Prison Service, Enugu State Justice Reform Team, Ministry of Education and the Media) are back to the […]
CAPIO joins the international Coalition Against Death Penalty to decry continual mass execution of people by the government of Saudi Arabia. Reacting to the news of execution of 34 Saudi citizens, the Executive Director of Carmelite Prisoners’ Interest Organization, (CAPIO), noted that it is high time the United Nations and other International bodies stepped in […]
The Executive Director of Carmelite Prisoners’ Interest Organisation (CAPIO), Rev. Fr. Ambrose Ekeroku, OCD has commended the immediate past governor of Imo State, His Excellency, Owelle Rochas Okorocha for granting amnesty to about 70 Convicts in the State serviing jail term in different prisons. According to Fr Ekeroku, CAPIO in conjunction with other CSOs in […]
Today, the female inmates of Enugu Maximum Prison were full of joy. CAPIO donated 17 rolls of tissue papers, a 32 inches plasma Television, a GoTv decoder and 50 pieces of mattresses with which they can kiss bedbugs goodbye. God bless CAPIO was on the lips of both Staff and women prisoners.
On the 23rd May, 2019, CAPIO invited by the Corps Legal AID CDS group delivered a lecture on the topic: “CAPIO, Persons in Prison and the Law” The lecture was to enable an effective collaboration and exchange of ideas, knowledge and strategies between CAPIO and the Corps Legal AID CDS group. Delivering the lecture, Rev. […]