By Joy Odor
The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has promoted 62 senior officers who participated in the 2019 promotion exercises conducted by the Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board (CDCFIB).
This was contained in a press release made available to newmen by the Public Relations Officer, DCC. AC Njoku and signed by the Deputy Controller-General of Corrections in charge of Human Resources on behalf of the Controller General of Corrections, Mr John Mrabure on Tuesday in Abuja.
He said the release of the promotion is sequel to the approval of Civil Defence Correction Fire and Immigration services Board (CDCFIB) meeting of 16th July 2020 and signed by the Secretary of the Board, Mallam Alhassan Yakmut, NPoM in a letter No. CDCFIB/NPS/D/S/CORR/505/Vol./144.
According to the statement, the affected officers include twenty-five (25) Controllers of Corrections who were promoted to the rank Assistant Controller-General of Corrections and thirty-seven (37) from the rank of Deputy Controllers of Corrections to Controllers of Corrections.
He said out of the 25 newly promoted Assistant-Controllers General, 22 are General Duty officers, 1 Medical Doctor, 1 Veterinary Doctor and 1 Nurse, while of the 37 newly promoted Controller of Corrections were 27 are General Duty officers, 3 Medical Doctors, 1 Public Health, 3 Pharmacists, 1 Caterer and 3 Nurses.
The Controller General of Correction, Ja’afaru Ahmed fcimc congratulates the affected officers and enjoined them to be more committed to their responsibilities.