Thirsty five inmates of the Jos prison will participate in the 2018 Nov/Dec Senior School Certificate Examination of the National Examination Council, the Nigerian Prisons Service has said.
Deputy Superintendent Luka Ayedoo, the Public Relations Officer of the Plateau Command of NPS made this known in a statement in Jos on Sunday.
according to Ayedoo, the inmates who comprised of 32 males and three females were adequately prepared to take the examination.
He added that the examination fees of the inmates were paid by the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), as part of activities marking its 47th anniversary.
“35 inmates of Jos Prison have been duly registered for the 2018 NECO external examination…
“This examination is one of the numerous reform programmes available to prepare inmates towards smooth reintegration into the society, upon discharge,’’ Ayedoo said.