Ejura Correctional Facility To Be Commissioned On May 11

The Ejura Correctional Facility, one of the four prison facilities being constructed by The Church of Pentecost to decongest Ghanaian prisons, is set to be commissioned on Tuesday, May 11, this year, the Chairman, Apostle Eric Nyamekye, has said.

The Chairman revealed this in the 2020 State-of-the-Church Address (SOCA20), which he delivered on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at the opening ceremony of the 45th General Council Meetings.

In his address, he said that “in pursuance of its objective to contribute to the enhancement of the reformation and integration of prisoners in Ghana, the church, with the support by some philanthropists progressed with the construction of four Prisons Correctional Facilities which began in 2019.”

The Ejura Prison facility project, which began in 2019, has an administration block, dormitories, kitchen, and football field, among others. The facility is sited at Ejura Nkwanta in the Ashanti Region.

“To the glory of God, I am delighted to say that the Ejura Prison Holding Facility is set to be commissioned on May 11, 2021,” he said.

He further noted that the Nsawam Prisons project, is near completion, while the remaining two facilities at Obuasi and Damongo are also at various stages of completion.


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