The contracts of 13 Tanzanian jail officials operating on the Seychelles primary jail facility at Montagne Posee, which finish subsequent month, might be prolonged whilst others are anticipated to be recruited.
The extension was once one of the topics mentioned by means of the Commissioner of Prison, Raymond St Ange, and the Commissioner General of Prisons of Tanzania, Mzee Ramadhani Nyamka, who’s on a four-day undertaking in Seychelles.
St Ange advised newshounds on Wednesday that “the first cohort in 2018 included 23 Tanzanian officers and they were here until 2021. We now have 13 officers and are reviewing our engagement and we plan to recruit new Tanzanian prison officers to balance it out with those recruited locally.”
The dating between the Seychelles Prison Services (SPS) and the Tanzania Prison Services (TPS) began after the signing of a memorandum of figuring out on May 1 in 2018.
Now that the TPS has a brand new Commissioner General of Prisons (CGP), Mzee Ramadhani Nyamka, the 2 events mentioned additional avenues to proceed exchanging experience and overview their present settlement in a bid to make stronger the prisons in Seychelles.
In addition to the Tanzanian jail officials, TPS can even ship two skilled nurses to paintings on the Montagne Posee jail as a stopgap whilst the native Prison Services overview its procedure of hiring native nurses.
Additionally, the 2 jail services and products plan to cooperate within the coaching of Seychellois officials in order that they’ll have a look at how different jurisdictions serve as.
Two Seychellois officials will consult with the 123 prisons in Tanzania in a bid to assemble enjoy as to how officials there arrange 33,000 inmates.
SPS could also be in quest of help for coaching in specialized spaces comparable to scientific and psycho-social assist for inmates with behavioural problems.
Author: Seychelles News Agency