The Federal Ministry of Interior on Thursday said it would soon install surveillance cameras in prisons to check cases of jailbreaks in the country.
The ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Alhaji Abubakar Magaji, disclosed this while fielding questions from State House correspondents after briefing President Muhammadu Buhari on the activities of the ministry.
He said the cameras would help in monitoring unusual movement of prisoners or those who might want to cause social discontent in the prisons. He, however, lamented that the prison service was experiencing acute shortage of personnel and stressed the need for the employment of more staff. Read more