24 inmates of the Jos prison would take part in the ongoing 2017 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) from July 3 to July 6, this was confirmed by the Nigerian Prisons Service, Plateau Command on Sunday.
Mr Luka Ayedoo, the Public Relations Officer of the command in a statement in Jos said subjects to be taken include Business Studies, Computer Studies, Basic Science, Practical Agricultural Science, Basic Technology and Physical and Health Education.
He stated that the Controller of Prisons in charge of the command, Mr Noel Aileron, advised the inmates to be of good conduct during the examination.
Ayedoo quoted Aileron as saying “you must work hard to earn good results that will make the Prison Service proud of you.
“Do not get discouraged by anything; just ensure your stay in this place becomes worthwhile.”
Aileron expressed the prisons’ readiness to provide quality education to inmates and
urged the state government, private sector and the public to support them.
The Principal of the Jos Prison Adult School, Mr Uguoke Abuchi, who said that the inmates were ready for the examination, added that “the inmates are very ready for this examination. This is evident in their quest for extra classes and their ardent interest to make good results.”
Source: ( PM News )