The Prisons Services Board, Civil Defence, Fire and Immigration have approved the promotion of 2,749 officers and men of the Nigerian Prisons Service to various ranks.
The recipients are those who passed the recently conducted promotion examination, those on Consolidated Paramilitary Salary Structure 09-16 and those that were stagnated on the Inspectorate rank for several years.
According to a statement by the Nigeria Prisons Service Public Relations Officer, Francis Enebore, in Abuja on Monday, junior staff who acquired additional qualifications for advancement to officers’ cadre were also promoted.
The Controller-General of Prisons, Dr. Peter Ekpendu, while congratulating the officers tasked them to work diligently to justify their new ranks.
In the same vein, the Board Chairman of the Federal Road Safety Commission, Mr. Felix Chukwu, has identified hard work and dedication to duties as critical to the Corps’ corporate goals of attaining the status of a world class organisation by 2020.
This was made known after the approval of promotion of 1,026 Assistant Route Commanders to their next rank of Deputy Route Commanders by the Board.
Chukwu said the promotion was “a culmination of our drive to reward excellence and hard work, in line with our corporate goals to attain the status of a world class organisation.”