The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola has charged the acting Controller-General of the Nigerian Correctional Service, DCG John Mrabure to continue the good stride his predecessor, Ja'afaru Ahmed in his new role.
Aregbesola made the call on Tuesday when the management of the Civil Defence, Corrections, Fire and Immigration Services Board (CDCFIB) led by Major-General Emmanuel E. Bassey (retd) led Mrabure to his office a courtesy visit.
Speaking during the visit, the minister charged the Acting CG to continue the good work as the ministry await the appointment of a substantive Controller-General by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Aregbesola further encouraged Him to complete ongoing projects which are of utmost importance to President Buhari's administration whilst also keeping the morale of officers and men high.
Accept my high regard and congratulation on your appointment. Being at a very very apex of the organisation, that makes you be very familiar with everything," Aregbesola added.
Mrabure took over from Ja'afaruwho tenure expired recently. Ja'afaru, who took over the office in 2016 and was supposed to have retired from service in July 2019. But President Muhammadu Buhari extended his tenure.
Mrabure had during his address to the Staff at the NCoS Headquarters Abuja two days ago emphasised that his administration will focus on Staff Welfare, Security of the Custodial Centers, Payment of Staff Promotion arrears regularly and Consolidation on the achievement of his predecessor.