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  Ten inmates of the Nigeria Correctional Service NCS in Kano State have applied for admission into the National Open University of Nigeria NOUN for the 2020 2021 academic year Mr Suleiman Tsadu Suleiman Controller of Corrections in charge of Kano State told newsmen on Wednesday in Kano that the inmates were awaiting admission at the Kano Study centre of the institution Tsadu Suleiman said that 15 of the inmates passed the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination and the examination conducted by National Examination Commission NECO in the 2019 2020 academic year Two other inmates are currently sitting for the NECO examination at the Service s Staff School Gorondutse Kano he said The controller said the Service was collaborating with NOUN to enable the inmates to access quality higher education and achieve academic excellence According to him the Service also provides skills acquisition training for inmates to enable them to learn trades and engage in productive activities Tsadu Suleiman added that skills taught by the Service included tailoring carpentry welding and fabrication The skills acquisition programme is part of the rehabilitation efforts to impart relevant knowledge and skills in the inmates to make them become productive and responsible members of the society he said The controller also said that the Service was considering modalities to enhance skills acquisition programmes for the inmates through collaboration with the Correctional Service Officers Wives Association and the wife of the Kano State Governor Hajiya Hafsat Ganduje He urged development organisations and wealthy individuals to support the skills acquisition programme towards enhancing the rehabilitation of the inmates Tsadu Suleiman also implored Nigerians to support the Correctional Reform Act and also contribute to the reintegration of released inmates into the society Edited By Alli Hakeem Source NAN
10 inmates seek varsity admission in Kano State – Controller

1 Ten inmates of the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCS) in Kano State have applied for admission into the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) for the 2020/2021 academic year.

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2 Mr Suleiman Tsadu-Suleiman, Controller of Corrections in charge of Kano State, told newsmen on Wednesday in Kano that the inmates were awaiting admission at the Kano Study centre of the institution.

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3 Tsadu-Suleiman said that 15 of the inmates passed the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination and the examination conducted by National Examination Commission (NECO) in the 2019/2020 academic year.

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4 Two other inmates are currently sitting for the NECO examination at the Service’s Staff School, Gorondutse, Kano, he said.

5 The controller said the Service was collaborating with NOUN, to enable the inmates to access quality higher education and achieve academic excellence.

6 According to him, the Service also provides skills acquisition training for inmates to enable them to learn trades and engage in productive activities.

7 Tsadu-Suleiman added that skills taught by the Service included tailoring, carpentry, welding and fabrication.

8 “The skills acquisition programme is part of the rehabilitation efforts to impart relevant knowledge and skills in the inmates to make them become productive and responsible members of the society’’ he said.

9 The controller also said that the Service was considering modalities to enhance skills acquisition programmes for the inmates through collaboration with the Correctional Service Officers Wives Association and the wife of the Kano State Governor, Hajiya Hafsat Ganduje.

10 He urged development organisations and wealthy individuals to support the skills acquisition programme towards enhancing the rehabilitation of the inmates.

11 Tsadu-Suleiman also implored Nigerians to support the Correctional Reform Act and also contribute to the reintegration of released inmates into the society.  

12 Edited By: Alli Hakeem
Source: NAN

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