Prison decongestion: Over 12,000 inmates released in six years – Malami


Over 12,000 inmates have been released in the last six years as part of efforts to decongest prisons across the country.

This is according to minister of justice, Abubakar Malami and his team when they appeared before the senate committee on judiciary to defend the 2023 budget of the ministry of justice.

The minister said the inmates were released following the setting up of a committee by President Muhammadu Buhari

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