FG Approves a New Uniform for Nigerian Correctional Service


The Federal Government has approved a new uniform for the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS).

This development was made known by its Comptroller-General, Ja’afaru Ahmed, at the inauguration of the administrative block of the Correctional Staff School in Abuja.

President Muhammadu Buhari had on August 8 signed into law the Correctional Service Act 2019, which repealed the Prisons Act 2018 and changed the Nigeria Prison Service to Nigeria Correctional Service.

Mr. Ahmed said the step is taken is part of the new act signed by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Mr. Ahmed said that there were other innovations in the new Act such as staff education, health, housing adding that the welfare of the officers and men of the service was paramount.


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