Chikurubi prisoners reminisce jail time with Wicknell
Controversial businessman, Wicknell Chivayo who was recently in remand facing fraud and money laundering related charges at Chikurubi Maximum prison is said to have been a ‘god father’ to many prisoners.
Inmates at Chikurubi have described him as their hero who understands their needs. Many of them see him as one of theirs since he has been at the prison twice.
One of the prisoners, Joram Siwela, who is the longest serving prisoner at Chikurubi said that the socialite changed his life when he first entered prison in 2005.
“What I am going to tell you about Wicknell is not just my personal opinion, but it is how every prisoner here feels about him”
“To be honest with you, we really miss Wicknell whm we used to cal B.I.G
“He will always be our hero because he has always been supporting the plight prisoners”.
Speaking on Chivayo’s recent arrest, Joram said there were celebrations because their ‘savior’ had come.
” A few weeks back when B.I.G came back here, we knew that he was in frustration for being arrested, but everyone here was excited because we knew our savior had come”
“We raised some of our concerns and he met them and even after he left, he is still fulfilling every pledge that he made”
Wicknell sponsors the games at the prison and buys uniforms.
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