Nigerian Prisons Service Redeploys Senior Officers

Controller General of Prisons-Peter Ekpendu

Following the retirement of some top officers of the Nigerian Prisons Service, NPS, the Controller General of Prisons, Peter Ekpendu, has approved the redeployment of some officers of the service.

The redeployments were announced in a statement by the Prisons Public Relations Officer, DCP Francis Enobore on Friday.

According to the statement, ACG MD Nata’Alah has been redeployed as the new Commandant of the Prisons Staff College, Barnawa Kaduna. ‬

‪He takes over from ACG NW Gwali, who proceeds to the National Headquarters, Abuja to take charge of the Directorate of Finance and Account as Deputy Controller-General, covering duties.

The occupier of the seat, UA Saraki, has proceeded on retirement.‬

‪The posting instruction also has ACG AA Ashafa, Zone G Coordinator taking over as ACG Welfare at the National Headquarters, Abuja from A A Falke, who proceeds on retirement.

CP NC Aham-Neze (Dr) is to cover duties as ACG Medical following the retirement of ACG Dr. E Udom.

Others include CP Sanusi Kunle from zone D Minna to Zone G Benin City as Zonal coordinator; CP JE Ntia, National Headquarters, Abuja to Zonal Headquarters Owerri; CP Uche Nwobi, Zonal Headquarters Owerri to National Headquarters, Abuja as CP Promotion.

CP VI Ubi, SHQs Lagos to National Headquarters, Abuja as CP Custody; CP Pat Omene, Zonal Headquarters Benin City to National Headquarters, Abuja as CP Training and Staff Development. She takes over from CP Amaechi Uzoigwe who proceeds on retirement.

CP Olumide Tinuoye, Zonal Headquarters Ibadan to SHQs Lagos as State Controller.‬

‪The statement quoted the controller general as thanking the retiring officers for their show of commitment and sacrifices to the service of their father land even as he wished them happy retirement life.

Ekpendu, however, charged other officers taking over new responsibilities to ensure that the wind of positive change sweeping across the country is reflected in their duties by upholding integrity and patriotism in service delivery particularly in engaging inmates’ management issues.