Board retires 2 prisons officers
The Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB) has approved the retirement of a Deputy Controller-General and an Assistant ControllerGeneral of Prisons from service.
A statement by the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) Public Relations Officer, DCP Francis Enobore yesterday said the board made the decision at an emergency meeting on June 27, 2016.
The affected senior officers are Deputy Controller-General and Assistant ControllerGeneral of Prisons Aminu Suley and Ali Bala Salami respectively.
According to the statement, a letter signed by the secretary of the board, Alhaji A. A. Ibrahim dated June 28, 2016 indicated that the decision was taken due to the officers’ seniority to the new ControllerGeneral of Prisons in consonance with military and paramilitary convention.
While wishing them good luck in their future endeavours, the board commended them for their contributions to the development of the prisons service.
Ja’afaru Ahmed was appointed the Controller-General of Prisons by President Muhammadu Buhari after the retirement of Dr Peter Ekpendu on May 17, 2016.