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70% of prison inmates are awaiting trial – Dambazau

By Soni Daniel Kano— Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, confirmed, yesterday, that more than 70 per cent of Nigerian prison inmates were on the awaiting trial list. Inmates in class Dambazau, who disclosed this during a visit with Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State to Kano Central Prisons, told the inmates that the visit was to demonstrate to them that the government was aware of their existence and the challenges they were grappling with. He said the action was to mark this ye...