The Comptroller of Prisons in Taraba State, Alhaji Isa Bambul has asked
the Federal Government to relocate the Jalingo Prisons currently
located in the middle of the state capital following the incessant
attacks on prisons in the Northeast part of the country.
Bambul spoke yesterday in an interview with newsmen during the ongoing
symposium/workshop on security sensitisation organised by the prisons in
According to him, it was wrong to locate a prison
in the mist of civilian community because of the security risks posed in
case of security breaches as the people living around such areas end up
Earlier in his speech, Bambul had
lamented the incessant attacks on prisons particularly in the North East
zone of the country where prison officials spend sleepless nights to
ensure that prison walls are secured.