Inmates at the Medium Security Prisons Oji-River Centre in Enugu State will join other sport loving Nigerians to watch the 2018 World Cup following the provision of a viewing facility in the centre.

The Comptoller, Nigeria Prison Service, Enugu State, Ndubisi Ogbodo, made the disclosure in Oji River on Monday during a facility tour of prisons in the state.

Ogbodo said it was part of recreational activities meant to fast track the reformation of the inmates.

The controller said the inmates would watch the tournament under a controlled environment manned by social welfare staff of the prisons.