Correctional service personnel to wear new uniform

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Controller-General-Nigerian-Correctional-Service-Mr-Ja’afaru-Ahmed

By Ibironke Ariyo
The Federal Government has approved new uniform for the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) to reflect its new name.

NCoS Comptroller General (CG), Mr Ja’afaru Ahmed said this at the inauguration of the administrative block of the Correctional Staff School (CSS) on Thursday in Abuja.

He said that the measure was part of the new act signed by President Muhammadu Buhari in July 2019.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Buhari signed the new act of the Nigeria Prisons Service (NIS) now Correctional Service into law on July 31, 2019.

He said that there were other initiatives to take care of the staff education, health, housing adding that the welfare of the officers and men of the service was paramount.

“Very soon, you will see us in our new uniform. We have been wearing this uniform for over 100 years and we need to change it to be in tune with the new act.

“We are also putting into…



Source: News Agency of Nigeria