On Friday 6th May 2022, the Correctional Service of Solomon Islands (CSSI) Commissioner Gabriel Manelusi paid a courtesy call to the Honiara City Council (HCC) Clerk Justus Denni and Works Manager Eddie Gaza.
Dialogue was mainly on the signing of Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between CSSI and HCC, concerning the engagement of inmate’s community work program. This comes under the Yellow Ribbon Project programs to rehabilitate inmates to become assets of this nation Solomon Islands
In the previous week Commissioner CSSI discussed this with the Permanent Secretary of MID, Stephen Maesiola, in which he highly commended the MOA initiative.
HCC Clerk Justus Denni thanked Commissioner Manelusi for the great initiative to involve low profile inmates in community work program in Honiara city boundary, as part of their rehabilitation and reintegration process.
“Honiara City Council Executive will be part of this program after formalising the Memorandum of Agreement” HCC Clerk Dennis assured Commissioner Manelusi.
Works Manager Eddie Gaza said this is a very good proportion and HCC has a lot of small jobs available in the heart of Honiara city.
In response, Commissioner Manelusi acknowledged and thanked the HCC Clerk, Works Manager and Executive for their support to CSSI’s initiative to implement the community work programs for the inmates by the third or fourth quarter of this year 2022.