Nigeria: women group feeds over 500 inmates, free 20 in kaduna prison

    1454093731394.jpg By Mohammad Ibrahim
    Nigeria: women group feeds over 500 inmates, free 20 in kaduna prison Women at Kaduna convict prison entrance

    June 28 (Kaduna) Initiative for Muslim women of Nigeria (IMWAN), a non governmental organization has freed 20 inmates including Christians and donated food and other drinks items to over 500 inmates from Kaduna Convict Prison.

    The group said they did that in the spirit of holy month of Ramadan because Ramadan season is a special season to offer gifts,assistance and alms to needy for Allah's sake.

    Chairperson of the group Rabiah Safiyan Ahmed disclosed this while making the distribution at the prison located within the state metropolis.

    Other items distributed to the inmates  were  dozens of Soap ,Toothpaste, Plastic kettle, Buckets etc.Rabiah said freedom is very vital to all human beings which was why they selected  inmates with minor cases, offenses and paid their dues so as to regain their freedom.

    " We got them their freedom to enable them   complete  the fasting with their families at homes, doing so will make them receive Allah's blessing in this holy month of  Ramadan. We want them to pray for the  unity of the nation.

    "We want them to pray to almighty Allah to bring an end to insecurity, Socio-Political and economic challenges disturbing the unity of the nation," she said.

    The chairperson  decried poor condition of Nigerian prisons, adding that there is need for government to intervene by decongesting prisons in all 36 states of the federation.