- The Ghana Prisons Service is pushing for a 280 per cent enhance in the every day feeding price for inmates — that’s from GH₵1.80p to GH₵5.00 per inmate.
The Ashanti Area Commander of the Service, Samuel Owusu Amponsah indicated that congestion, coupled with insufficient funds for feeding has taken a toll on the well being of the inmates within the nation.
He mentioned this whereas addressing members of the Motion Chapel that had come to donate 200 luggage of rice to the Kumasi Central and Amanfrom Prions on New 12 months’s Day.
“Though the federal government is doing its greatest, the cash isn’t sufficient so we’re asking that authorities to extend the feeding price to five.00.
“The standard of meals isn’t good as a result of the cash is woefully insufficient,” he lamented.
The gesture of Motion Chapel in Ashanti Area is underneath the “Compassion in Motion” Mission initiated by founder, Archbishop Nicholas Duncan William.
The undertaking has for the previous 5 years supported and given hope to prisoners throughout the nation.
Mr Owusu Amponsah, who doubles as Deputy Director of Prisons, noticed that however for the assist from people and company Ghana, the state of affairs would have been worse.
He then expressed his profound gratitude to the group for his or her charitable act including that, “your presents will actually assist us.”
Head Pastor of Motion Chapel Worldwide in Northern Ghana, Bishop James Nana Ofori Attah, mentioned so as to add worth to ex-convicts, the church has established a abilities coaching and rehabilitation centre for prisoners close to Prampram within the Better Accra Area.
He additionally suggested the youth to remain away from unhealthy associates and firm.
He famous that unhealthy firm corrupts good behaviour.