About 49 inmates in Ogun State, on Sunday registered for the 2019 November/December Senior School Certificate Examination of the National Examination Council (NECO).
At the retirement ceremony of the officer in charge of Ijebu-Ode Custodial Centre, Olufemi Adebayo, the Controller of the Ogun State command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, NCS, Abolade Benson, disclosed this information.
Benson said that the examination fees of the inmates had been paid by some Non-Governmental Organizations and families of the inmates.
He disclosed that 90 inmates had graduated from Yewa Central College of Education, while 42 others are still studying at the institution.
He also said 32 inmates who sat for the 2018 NECO examination have been duly registered on scholarship programmes to study at the National Open University of Nigeria.