Federal Government Of Nigeria Spends N34 Million To Feed Prisoners Daily Says Nigerian Prison Service PRO, Ikpe Linus Kalu.
The Nigerian Prison Service (NPS) has disclosed that the Federal Government spends N33,878,700 daily to feed prisoners nationwide.
Cost of Feeding Nigeria Prisoners Per Day
The service’s Abia State Command’s Public Relations Officer, Ikpe Linus Kalu, who made an announcement at a workshop in Umuahia yesterday, argued that the prisoners were being fed at N450 three times a day.
At the event hosted by Dr. Uju Agomuo-led Prisoners ‘ Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA) for journalists, the spokesman refuted claims that prison staff were feeding on food intended for inmates, just as he put the number of inmates nationwide at 73,786, including 72,286 males and 1,500 females.