Dele Ogbodo in Abuja

The Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB) has approved the retirement of Mr. Aminu Suley, a Deputy Controller-General (DCG) and an Assistant Controller-General (ACG) of Prisons from the Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS).

Mr. Francis Enobore, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of NPS, said in a statement which was made available to the media in Abuja on Monday that their retirement is coming less than two months after the appointment of the substantive Controller General of NPS, Mr. Ja’afaru Ahmed.

The statement said: “Their letter signed by the Secretary of the Board, Alh. A. A. Ibrahim dated 28th June, 2016 indicated that the decision was taken due to the officers’ seniority in service to the new Controller-General of Prisons and in consonance with military and paramilitary convention.”