|The study is focused on the challenges and strategies for the rehabilitation of prison inmates in Enugu State. This study adopted descriptive survey research design that was conducted in prisons in Enugu State. The instrument for data collection was a structured questionnaire that contained 15 items; and an observation checklist that contained 43 items respectively. The data collected for this study was analysed using mean to answer two research questions, while standard deviation was used to determine the closeness or otherwise of the opinions of the respondents from the group mean. Each of the four null hypotheses was tested using independent sample t-test at 0.05 level of significance. Furthermore, the data collected with observation checklist was analysed using simple percentage to report the responses obtained from each of the other two research questions.