This is a List of Maximum Security prisons in Kisumu Kenya Currently, the five maximum security correctional centres are Nairobi’s Kamiti, Shimo La Tewa in Mombasa, Manyani in Taita Taveta, Naivasha in Nakuru and Kodiaga in Kisumu. In Kisumu, Kibos and Kisumu main prison and Nyeri main prison have been upgraded to the status of maximum security prisons.

Kisumu Maximum Security Prison (Kodiaga) Kodiaga Maximum Security Prison

This is another prison which was upgraded to maximum prison. Before the 2017 gazette it was known as Kisumu Main prison. The prison is over populated and holds over 2500 prisoners.

Kibos Maximum Security Prison

As the second maximum prison in nyanza region, the priosn is located near Kibos Market.

Other Prisons in Nyanza region

  • Kisumu medium prison
  • Kisumu women prison
  • Nyamira prison
  • Kisii Main prison
  • Kisii women prison
  • Homa bay prison
  • Kibos Medium prison
  • Migori prison