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NPS Retires, Redeploys Senior Officers

Posted: Mar 11, 2016 at 11:47 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)
Tony Ezimakor, Abuja
A major shakeup has been effected at the Nigeria Prisons Service nationwide following the retirement of some senior officers of the Service.
The retirees include U. A Saraki,  Deputy Controller General in charge of  Finance and Accounts who has been  replaced by now DCG NW Gwali, the erstwhile ACG and Commandant of the Prison Staff College, Barnawa, Kaduna
Gwali’s position at the staff college following the redeployment is filled by ACG MD Nata’Alah, as the new Commandant of the Prisons Staff College.
The posting instruction also has ACG AA Ashafa, Coordinator Zone G, Benin City who takes over as ACG Welfare at the National Headquarters, Abuja.
Holder of that office, A. A Falke, has also proceeded on retirement.
The changes were announced by Peter Ekpendu, Controller General of Prison Service.
Also quitting the Service is E. Udom, ACG Medical who is replaced by CP NC Aham-Neze(Dr) to cover duties as ACG Medical.
Others are CP Sanusi Kunle who moves from zone D Minna to Zone G Benin City as Zonal  coordinator; CP JE Ntia, from National Headquarters, Abuja to Zonal Headquarters Owerri; and CP Uche Nwobi, from Zonal Headquarters Owerri to National Headquarters, Abuja as CP Promotion.
Also CP VI Ubi, is redeployed from SHQs Lagos to National Headquarters, Abuja as CP Custody; CP Pat Omene, from Zonal Headquarters, Benin City to National Headquarters, Abuja as CP Training and Staff Development. She takes over from CP Amaechi Uzoigwe who as well proceeds on retirement. CP Olumide Tinuoye, from Zonal Headquarters Ibadan takes charge at SHQs  Lagos as State Controller.
Ekpendu in a statement signed by Francis Enobore, spokesman of the  NPS, thanked the retiring officers for their show of commitment and sacrifices to the service of their fatherland even as he wished them happy retirement life.
He charged the officers stepping into their shoes to brace up for their new responsibilities and 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.