Tuesday, 7 May 2019

Anambra Infant Correction Centre, Not A Prison - State Government

The Anambra State Government, through the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs, in collaboration with JUNAPID and ROWNAC set to commence construction of correctional center in a parcel of land donated by Umunze community Orumba South LGA.

Inspecting the parcel of land donated by Umunze community through the President General, Mr Boniface Akanyeonu, The Anambra State Commissioner For Women and Children Affairs, Lady Ndidi Mezue assured of the ministry's readiness in ending the issue of lack of facility to assist children in conflict with the law, during rehabilitation period.

Honourable Mezue, spoke affectionately of Umunze people in their support to the government of the day in Anambra State, she further explained that, the center when completed will house international standard Hostel facilities, Skill acquisition center, Correctional facilities, Class room blocks, Administrative buildings among other facilities.
The center, according to the honorable commissioner, will serve as facility to provide shelter where children in conflict with the law will be rehabilitated, trained in various skills, and acquire basic education before being reunited with their families

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