Imo PDP women fete Owerri Correctional Centre inmates
Women’s wing of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Imo State has donated cash and food items worth Two Million Naira to the inmates of the Nigerian Correctional Service at Owerri Custodial Centre.
Speaking during the presentation of the items, weekend, the state PDP woman leader, Lolo Ijeoma Domike, said that the gesture was to demonstrate love to the inmates.
According to her, “PDP is a party that is known for spreading love and kindness, that is why the party was nicknamed “share the money” in the past.”
She said, “we are here to demonstrate love and put smile on your faces. We would like you to pray for the victory of our party in the November 11 Imo governorship election. PDP government will alleviate your suffering and grant amnesty to exceptional inmates,” she said.
Receiving the items on behalf of the inmates, the Deputy Comptroller of Nigerian Correctional Service (DCP) Owerri Custodial Centre, Ekeh .C. Ekeh, thanked the Imo PDP women for their kind gesture.
Ekeh urged good-spirited individuals and groups to emulate the gesture, stressing that it goes a long way in helping the rehabilitation process of the inmates.
One of the inmates simply identified as Dozie, while thanking the PDP women, recounted how the party’s governorship candidate in the state, Sen. Samuel Anyanwu (Samdaddy), renovated one of the dilapidated structures in the facility in 2018.
Also, while pledging his support, he also prayed that Samdaddy becomes the Imo governor come November 11.
The inmate further lamented that government is yet to fulfill its promise of amnesty to inmates who did not run away during the 2021 Imo jailbreak.
The items handed over to the prison authority by the PDP women leaders include cartons of soft drinks, biscuits, noddles, toiletries, loaves of bread, beverages and other food items.
Photo caption: Imo PDP women led by the leader,Lolo Ijeoma Domike during their visit to NCS, Owerri inmates.
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