Nigeria: women group feeds over 500 inmates, free 20 in kaduna prison
By Mohammad Ibrahim
June 28 (Kaduna) Initiative for Muslim women of Nigeria (IMWAN), a non governmental organization has freed 20 inmates including Christians and donated food and other drinks items to over 500 inmates from Kaduna Convict Prison.
The group said they did that in the spirit of holy month of Ramadan because Ramadan season is a special season to offer gifts,assistance and alms to needy for Allah's sake.
Chairperson of the group Rabiah Safiyan Ahmed disclosed this while making the distribution at the prison located within the state metropolis.
Other items distributed to the inmates were dozens of Soap ,Toothpaste, Plastic kettle, Buckets etc.Rabiah said freedom is very vital to all human beings which was why they selected inmates with minor cases, offenses and paid their dues so as to regain their freedom.
" We got them their freedom to enable them complete the fasting with their families at homes, doing so will make them receive Allah's blessing in this holy month of Ramadan. We want them to pray for the unity of the nation.
"We want them to pray to almighty Allah to bring an end to insecurity, Socio-Political and economic challenges disturbing the unity of the nation," she said.
The chairperson decried poor condition of Nigerian prisons, adding that there is need for government to intervene by decongesting prisons in all 36 states of the federation.