Bode George’s lifestyle in Kirikiri Maximum Prisons

Bode George.

Remember Chief Bode George, former Deputy Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who was jailed alongside five others by a Lagos High Court for misappropriating public funds while serving as the chairman of the board of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), News Star reports indicates that he is living in Kirikiri Maximum Prisons.
On Sunday, a team of supporters of the embattled politician that visited him in prison.
He is living big in the jail house, as he was on the said day honoured by a group, International Federation of Yoruba Council of Youths.
He was given the award of Yoruba Royal Icon Award, Legend of Democracy.
Clad in blue guinea brocade and wearing palm sandals, he was in high spirit throughout the event.
The National President of the association, Chief Akanni Hassan, presented the award to George, as well as the certificate as a patron of the group.
Justifying the award Hassan said he was honoured because of his doggedness and courage to liberate the Yoruba nation and Lagos State from the stranglehold of former Governor Bola Tinubu.
He added that despite the current travails of George, his groups still reckoned with him as a worthy leader.
The occasion was witnessed by some PDP leaders including the Lagos State Deputy Chairman, Tunde Salau.
George is currently battling to secure a bail or a quashing of the judgment at the Court of Appeal.
Findings by our correspondent revealed that George is supplied fresh fish and other food items from home.
A prison official, however, said there was nothing bad in an inmate being served food from home as long as the Comprtoller General of Prisons approves such.
A letter requesting that is normally sent to the prison authorities and approval sought and obtained from the headquarters in Abuja

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