In a bid to motivate officers and men of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) for efficient service delivery, the Civil Defence Corrections Fire and Immigration Services Board (CDCFIB) as well as the Controller General of Corrections (CGC) have released the promotion of 17,636 officers and men across the board in its 2022 promotion exercise.
In a letter number CDCFIB/S.33/VOL.VIII dated May 24, 2023, from CDCFIB, 10,131 officers from the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Corrections to Assistant Controller of Corrections benefited from the exercise. On the other hand, the Controller General of Corrections (CGC), Haliru Nababa, FICMC, MFR, mni, approved the promotion of 7,505 junior officers.
In his congratulatory message, Nababa charged the beneficiaries to see the elevation as an opportunity to put in their best effort in the discharge of their duties. The CG admonished the beneficiaries to note that promotion comes with additional responsibility; hence, it is expected of them to brace up for the tasks ahead. He also called on those who did not benefit this time not to feel bad as more opportunities abound in the future.
The corrections boss reiterated that the service will not relent in its commitment to improving the welfare of staff as well as promoting reformation and rehabilitation of inmates in custody.
Umar Abubakar ANIPR, FCAI
Assistant Controller of Corrections
Public Relations Officer
For: Controller General of Corrections