Buhari Changes Name Of Nigerian Prisons Service

President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law, a Bill changing the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) to Nigerian Correctional Service.

This was made known by the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, while addressing State House correspondents on Wednesday in Abuja.

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Buhari said that the Correctional Service comprises Custodial and Non-Custodial Service, noting that the Non-Custodial Service was intended to be a place of reformation and that the person sentenced under this will not stay in custody but will have remediation.


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