Abuja (Nigeria) – Two senior officers of the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) have been retired from service 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.
They are Aminu Suley and Ali Bala Salami.
This was made known in a statement issued by NPS spokesperson, Francis Enobore on Monday.
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 signed by the Secretary of the Board, Alh. A. A. Ibrahim dated 28th June, 2016 indicated that the decision was taken due to the officers’ seniority in service to the new Controller-General of Prisons and in consonance with military and paramilitary convention.
While wishing them good luck in their future endeavours, CDFIPB commended the officers for their contributions to the development of the Nigerian Prisons Service.