Nigeria Retires Two Senior Prisons Officers
Two senior officers of the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) have been retired from service. They are Aminu Suley, mni, and Ali Bala Salami, mni. According to a statement issued by NPS spokesperson, Francis Enobore on Monday, the retirement came as a result of a decision taken due to the officers’ seniority in service to the new Controller-General of Prisons and in consonance with military and paramilitary convention.
The statement reads; “Following the appointment of Ja’afaru Ahmed as the Controller-General of the Nigerian Prisons Service, the Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB), in an emergency meeting held on the 27th of June, 2016, has approved the retirement of a Deputy Controller-General and an Assistant Controller-General of Prisons from the service.” The letter was dated 28th June, 2016, and signed by the Secretary of the Board, Alh. A.A. Ibrahim.
While wishing them good luck in their future endeavours, CDFIPB commended the officers for their contributions to the development of the Nigerian Prisons Service.