President of the Prison Officers Welfare Association Rajkumar Ramroop says he is all in favor of the newly built prison in Santa Rosa.

According to Mr. Ramroop the new facility will ease the overcrowding in the nations prisons.

In an interview last evening, Mr. Ramroop described the move as a relief and added that National Security Minister John Sandy had all right to implement the additional space.

Meantime on the issue of the ongoing protests from Santa Rosa residents who are upset by the move because of security concerns, Mr. Ramroop says the residents should take up that concern with their MP Roger Samuel and Minister Sandy.

He added that the current prison at Golden Grove is built up in a some what residential area, however he noted that residents in that area, never protested…