By Palma Ileye
Nigerian Correctional Service, NCoS, has released the promotion of 5,004 Senior Officers who participated in the 2023 promotion exercise conducted by the Civil Defence Corrections Fire and Immigration Services Board, CDCFIB.
According to a press release issued yesterday by Abubakar Danlami Umar, Public Relations Officer of the Corrections Service, in a radio message Gen.24/S.21/T2/Vol.III/597 dated 8th December, 2023 showed seven (7) Controllers of Corrections, CC, were elevated to the rank of Assistant Controller General of Corrections, ACG, while thirty-five (35) Deputy Controllers of Corrections, DCC, promoted to Controller of Corrections, CC.
Others in the statement promoted to new ranks include 68 Deputy Controllers of Corrections, 129 Assistant Controllers of Corrections, ACCs, 426 Chief Superintendents of Corrections, CSCs, 650 Superintendents of Corrections, SCs, 1048 Deputy Superintendents of Corrections, DSCs and 2641 Assistant Superintendents of Corrections, ASCs, among whom were those qualified for upgrading and omitted from advancement.
The Controller General of Corrections, Haliru Nababa charged the beneficiaries to get ready for more work knowing fully well that promotion comes with additional responsibility.
Nababa admonished the newly promoted officers to brace up for the tasks ahead.
He encouraged those that missed the promotion to remain steadfast as more opportunities abound in the future.
The Corrections boss emphasized that the Service is committed to improving staff welfare as well as ensuring inmates are reformed and rehabilited in line with accepted global standard.