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Osun Prison Boss Harps On Professionalism



The Controller of Prisons, Osun State Command, Mr Segun Oluwasemire, has charged officers and men of the service in the state to raise their levels of professionalism and dedication in the discharge of their assigned duties.

Speaking at the decoration of 107 newly promoted officers, in Osogbo, Oluwasemire urged the officers to exhibit high level of professionalism in their dealings with inmates.

A statement made available to newsmen in Osogbo by the Command Public Relations Officer ASP Olusola Adeotan stated that the 107 officers are part of the promotions recently announced by the Controller General of Prisons, Mr Ja’afaru Ahmed.

Oluwasemire commended the leadership of the Controller General of Prisons for the reforms and progressions of personnel in Nigeria Prisons Service under him and urged the newly promoted officers to reciprocate the gesture.

“As professional correction officers, you need to be very conversant with the laws, and Prisons’ Standing Orders which are meant to help you achieve excellence in your responsibilities,” he said.

Mr Ope Fatinikun(DCP), Mr Mathew Ajagono (ACP), officers-in-charge, Ilesa Prison and Medium Security Prison, Ile-Ife, respectively, and other senior officers, assisted the Controller in decorating the officers.

Responding on behalf of the newly promoted officers, Mr Ayobami Adelakun, a Deputy Controller of Prisons (DCP), expressed gratitude to the Controller General and pledged the loyalty and commitment of his colleagues.