Bauchi State governor's wife, Barrister Aisha Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar will secure the release of 50 inmates through payment of fines.
This was disclosed in a statement by the spokesperson of the Nigeria Prisons Service ( NPS) Bauchi State command ,ASP Adam Abubakar Jibrin.
According to the statement, the governor's wife has requested for the list of 50 Prison inmates with option of fine and compensation for immediate payment.
He said that the governor's wife intends to pay the fines for the inmates to enable them be with their families at home.
The statement quoted the governor's wife emphasising that assisting the inmates and the less privileged people in the society is part of the agenda of her pet project; the "Brilliant Girl Child initiative" which she said is in line with Governor Mohammed Abubakar's people oriented programmes in Bauchi State.
In his remarks, the Controller of Prisons Bauchi State Command CP Sulaiman T. Sulaiman, commended the Governor's wife for her various interventions to Prisons in the state.
He reminded that the governor's wife had in 2016 paid fines and compensation to 42 inmates in the state.
"She later enrolled them into Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity for vocational training and provided them with vocational tools after graduation,"he said.
He therefore assured the governor's wife that the list would be made available to her as soon as possible. He prayed for the success of her husband\'s tenure in office as executive Governor of Bauchi State.