Buhari extends tenure of Nigeria Prisons boss



President Muhammadu Buhari has authorised the extension of tenure of workplace of the Controller-Basic (CG), Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS), Ja’afaru Ahmed by one 12 months.

Ja’afaru, whose tenure was to finish on July 21, was advisable for the extension on account of his monitor document of modern reforms within the Prisons Service.

An announcement on Friday by the Director (Press & Public Relations), Ministry of Inside, Mohammed Manga, defined that President Buhari granted the extension to permit consolidation the on-going programmes particularly on human rights compliance, reformation and well being care, agricultural and schooling programmes for the inmates.

The assertion learn partly: “Whereas congratulating the Controller-Basic, the Everlasting Secretary, Ministry of Inside, Barr. Georgina Ekeoma Ehuriah, urged him to make sure the consolidation of the on-going reforms within the Prisons Service in keeping with the coverage thrust of the Administration of President Muhammadu Buhari which is geared in the direction of ushering the next-level of socio-economic improvement of Nigeria.

“A seasoned prisons administrator, Ja’afaru till his appointment because the Controller-Basic, headed various jail formations throughout the nation.

“He was the Deputy Controller Basic (masking duties) within the Directorate of Administration and Provide on the Prisons Nationwide Headquarters, Abuja,” he mentioned.