26 January 2021 By Nkiru Njemanze
The Acting Comptroller General Nigerian Correctional Service, John Mrabure has assured that staff welfare will be given priority in his administration.
He gave the assurance in his maiden address at the Nigerian Correctional Service Headquarters in Abuja.
The Acting Comptroller General while addressing the staff, eulogized the immediate past Comptroller General Ja’afaru Ahmed for laying a formidable foundation in all facets of the service.
He promised to develop necessary frameworks to maintain infrastructure for enhanced operations.
The Acting Comptroller General stressed that in addition to the welfare packages already on ground, efforts would be intensified to ensure that promotion arrears are regularly paid.
He equally said that capacity building would be strengthened to restore confidence and professionalism of staff.
Mrabure while commending personnel for their sense of loyalty and dedication to duty, noted that another critical area of attention would be the security of custodian centres across the country and charged personnel to deploy their professionalism in ensuring that the facilities are adequately protected.