Prisoners in Sembel Prison and Rehabilitation Center have completed academic and training courses for the current year, besides conducting various sports activities.
Asmara, 8 July 2013 – Prisoners in Sembel Prison and Rehabilitation Center have completed academic and training courses for the current year, besides conducting various sports activities.
Speaking at the ceremony conducted to this end, Maj. Mehari Andebirhan, Commander of the Center, pointed out that it has been organizing a range of programs with a view to raising the production capacity of such citizens, and expressed appreciation for the prisoners’ receptiveness towards the activities.
Likewise, Lt. Tesfahiwet Gebrai, administration head in the center, explained that it has been demonstrating commitment towards guiding prisoners to the right direction.
Mr. Berhe Ogbazgi, director of the school in the prison and rehabilitation center, disclosed on his part that prisoners have been sitting for matriculation examinations, giving rise to the success of 14 candidates of this type last year. Besides, 14 have participated in the matriculation examination this year, he added.
Prisoners who won in the diverse contests received awards and certificate of merit from Brig. General Girmai Mehari, Commander of National Prison and Rehabilitation Centers, while a display of creative work was staged by prisoners on the occasion.