41 prison inmates undergo free surgical operations in Plateau

Daily Nigerian
Comptroller-General of Prisons Jaafaru Ahmed

Press Release

No fewer than 41 inmates of Jos Prison benefited from the Plateau State Medical Women Association of Nigeria’s outreach programme, this week.

The team led by Dr. H.A. Agbo was received by the Deputy Controller of Prison in-charge Jos Prison K.D. Mankale and the head of Jos Prison clinic, Chief Superintendent of Prisons M.G. Musa.

The medical outreach which lasted for 7 hours, saw the inmates undergo surgical operations on herniarrophy, lipoma, bullet and tooth extraction; visual screening and others.

The officer in-charge Jos prison clinic CSP M.G. Musa, while responding to this kind gesture opined that the Plateau State Chapter of the Medical Women Association of Nigeria, has been of immense help to the Prison community over time, especially in the provision of medical services of this kind and free drugs.

CSP M.G. Musa further charged other well-meaning Nigerians, NGOs and Community Based Organizations to emulate this mind-blowing gestures in order to bring succour to the inmates.