FG sacks two top officers of the prisons service

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja 

The Federal Government has retired a Deputy Controller-General and an Assistant Controller-General of the Nigeria Prison Service, (NPS). They are Aminu Suley, and Ali Bala Salami, respectively. 

According to a statement issued by the spokesman of the NPS, Frances Enobore the retirement is due to the appointment of Ja’afaru Ahmed as the Controller-General of the NPS. 

“Following the appointment of Ja’afaru Ahmed as the Controller-General of the Nigerian Prisons Service, (NPS) the Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB), in an emergency meeting held on the 27th of June, 2016 has approved the retirement of a Deputy Controller-General and an Assistant Controller-General of Prisons from the service. They are Aminu Suley, mni and Ali Bala Salami, mni respectively.

“The letter signed by the Secretary of the Board, Alh. A. A. Ibrahim dated 28th June, 2016 indicated that the decision was taken due to the officers’ seniority in service to the new Controller-General of Prisons and in consonance with military and paramilitary convention. 

“While wishing them good luck in their future endeavours,  the CDFIPB commended the officers for their contributions to the development of the Nigerian Prisons Service.”

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