Femi Makinde, Osogbo
The Controller of Prisons, Osun State Command, Nigeria Prisons Service, Mr. Segun Oluwasemire, has charged officers and men of the service in the state to raise their level of professionalism and dedication in the discharge of their assigned duties.
According to a statement made available to our correspondent in Osogbo on Tuesday by the Public Relations Officer, Osun State Command, NPS, Mr. Olusola Adeotan, the controller said this during the decoration of 107 newly promoted officers and men.
The 107 officers are part of those whose promotion was recently announced by the Controller General of Prisons, Mr. Ja’afaru Ahmed.
The controller commended Ahmed for the reforms and progression of personnel of the NPS under his leadership and urged the newly promoted officers to reciprocate the gesture by exhibiting high level of professionalism in their dealings with inmates.
He said, “As professional correction officers, you need to be very conversant with the laws and the Prisons’ Standing Orders, which are meant to help you achieve excellence in your responsibilities.”
The Deputy Controller, NPS, Mr. Ope Fatinikun and the Assistant Controller of Prisons, Mr. Mathew Ajagono, who are the officers in-charge of the Ilesa Prison and Medium Security Prison, Ile Ife, respectively, and other senior officers assisted Oluwasemire in decorating the newly promoted officers.
Responding on behalf of the newly promoted officers, Mr. Ayobami Adelakun, a deputy controller of Prisons, expressed gratitude to the controller general and pledged loyalty and commitment to the betterment of the service.
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