The Nigerian Government is totally committed to fulfilling her part in the Prison Transfer Agreement reached with the United Kingdom as this will further strengthen the historical and cordial ties between the two countries.
Speaking further, Abba Moro noted that a committee will be established towards efficacy, implementation of the agreement and ensuring that the agreement works efficiently in accordance with President Goodluck Jonathan’s Transformation Agenda.
According to him, intensified efforts and facilities have been provided in six designated prisons to meet best practices of international standards. He also informed the gathering that the British Government has assisted Nigeria in putting certain facilities in place to help decongest Nigerian prisons.
Earlier in his address, the
Jeremy Wright further indicated that eligibility for transfer will depend on the crime and length of jail term as Press Release
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