Lack of legal representation responsible for prison congestion- Bolaji Ayonrinde

Channels Television  
Updated July 11, 2012

The newly constituted board of the Legal Aid Council of Nigeria is considering some bold reforms to tackle the challenge which prison congestion poses in the country.

In an interview with our judiciary correspondent, Shola Soyele, the Chairman of the Board, Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Bolaji Ayorinde says lack of legal representation is one of the major causes of prison congestion and the Legal Aid Council has big plans to partner with legal practitioners to combat this issue.