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Lauretta Onochie discloses how Nigerian prisons helps inmates get university degrees while in prison

Lauretta Onochie, an aide to president Muhammadu Buhari on Social Media.

Lauretta Onochie, an aide to president Muhammadu Buhari on Social Media, has disclosed that despite all the challenges being faced by prisons in Nigeria, the present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has made it possible for inmates to obtain university degrees while serving their jail terms. Lauretta Onochie made this known while revealing some of the achievements attained by the present administration of Buhari in some Nigerian prisons.

According to Lauretta Onochie, the Abuja prisons will soon graduate around 15 inmates who are getting set to acquire their first degrees in FCT correctional facilities. The Abuja prisons made it possible for the inmates to take part in lectures while in prison and Lauretta noted that 15 of them are getting set for their graduation. However, Lauretta did not disclose the courses which the inmates studied in the Abuja prisons.

A picture of Nigerian prisons service, Ikoyi, Lagos State.

Lauretta Onochie also revealed that the Lagos State prison is not left out. According to Lauretta, an inmates at the Lagos correctional facility has defended his PhD thesis. Soon, he will also be through with his PhD study while inside the Lagos prison. Lauretta Onochie praised the government for doing a wonderful job when it comes to reforming the Nigerian prison system. According to Lauretta, the government is reforming the prison system with therapy and vocational training.

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