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OUR VISION

Our desire is to create a Correctional System in Nigeria that is able to contribute to meeting the challenges of creating a secure and peaceful Nigerian society through the implementation of humane penal programmes.

Our intention is to establish a credible Correctional Service, based on both humane custody and non-custodial excellent penal practices, which seeks lasting change in offenders’ attitudes, values and behaviour and ensures successful reintegration into society.

OUR MISSION


To ensure that all inmates have access to speedy and fair justice, to provide assistance for their reformation and rehabilitation under secure and humane conditions in accordance with universally accepted standards and to facilitate their social reintegration into society.

MANDATE/FUNCTIONS OF THE NIGERIAN CORRECTIONAL SERVICE

The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) derives its mandate from Nigerian Correctional Service Act, 2019 to perform the following functions: