Silver Haircut & Silver hair have commissioned and dedicated a state-of-the-art barbershop to the Senior Correctional Center formerly Borstal Institute.
The CEO of Silver Haircut, Mr. Eric Frimpong on his part expressed happiness that Silver Haircut Gh has achieved its goal of undertaking this initiative after an appeal was made to them when they donated to the facility during the COVID-19 era.
According to Mr. Frimpong, the commissioning of the barbershop is to help transform the lives of juveniles who are in conflict with the law.
He stated that Silver Haircut Gh is not only providing the barbershop but will also provide tutors to assist juveniles at the Senior Correctional Centre in learning a skill that will benefit them much.
He commended his staff for their enormous support in making this project a reality and also thanked his customers for patronizing their services.
“We hope our commitment and support will go a long way to augment your efforts towards rehabilitating inmates “he added.
Addressing the press, DOP Samuel Adjei – Attah expressed his profound gratitude to Silver Haircut Gh for such benevolence and indicated it will go a long way to improve the wellbeing of the juveniles.
According to him, the acquisition of skills by prison inmates is very important because it contributes to reducing recidivism.
In addition to the vocational skills training available at SCC, the barbershop will widen the variety of vocational skills at the disposal of the juveniles, thereby giving them more options to choose from.
He however urged the officers to ensure the facility gifted them is well maintained and operated judiciously to achieve its intended purpose.
OIC at the Senior Correctional Center, Madam Victoria thanked Silver Haircut Gh for such a laudable initiative and assured that trained officers will be put in charge to sustain and maintain the facility.
Source: Ghana Web