CDCFIB approves promotion of 6,332 officers of Nigerian Correctional Service

By Chimezie Godfrey

The Civil Defence, Corrections, Fire and Immigration Services (CDCFIB) has approved the promotion and upgrade of 3,877 officers of the Nigerian Correctional Service to various ranks.

This contained a letter No. CDCFIB/S.004/Vol.111/79 of 10th May, 2021 signed Director/Secretary of the , Aisha Rufai.

According to her, the benefitting officers are those on Consolidated Paramilitary Salary Structure (CONPASS) 07 – 16 who passed the 2020 promotion examination and satisfied other criteria set .

Those acquired degree certificates after obtaining due approval further studies and are qualified upgrading also benefitted from the exercise.

Among those promoted from the rank of Controller of Corrections (CC) to Assistant Controller General of Corrections (ACG) are CC Oluwasemire Isaac Segun, CC Aminu Sule Zakirai, CC Inechi Moses Nnamdi and CC Akpanamah Helen.

A total of 31 Controllers of Corrections (DCC) were also promoted to the rank of CC while 72 Assistant Controllers of Corrections (ACC) were elevated to DCC.

Others include 131 Chief Superintendents of Corrections (CSC) promoted to ACC; 345 Superintendents of Corrections (SC) promoted to the rank of CSC and 519 Superintendents of Corrections (DSC) elevated to SC.

Also promoted were 535 Assistant Superintendents of Corrections 1(ASC1) to the rank of DSC while 1,101 ASC 11 were promoted to ASC 1. the inspectorate cadre 1,139 officers were equally promoted to the rank of ASC 11.

the same vein, the Controller-General of Corrections, Haliru Nababa, mni his capacity, approved the promotion of 2,455 junior officers. This brings the total number of officers and men promoted to 6,332.

The CG charged the beneficiaries to justify the elevation value added service, noting promotion naturally attracts higher responsibility which must be handled with devotion.

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