NSoS Controller Inspects Prisons in Osun
The Controller of Corrections (Prison Service), Osun State Command, Tolu Ogunsakin has called on the officers and men of the command to imbibe the core values of the department as stipulated by the Controller General of Corrections Haliru Nababa, FICMC mni. Which include Professionalism, Integrity, Discipline, Teamwork, Human Dignity, Bravery, Loyalty and Respect for diversity. He made this call while on his maiden Quarterly Inspection to Custodial Centres and other Correctional formations in the State Command.
CC Ogunsakin encouraged the officers to cooperate with their officers in charge. He noted that the peace and calm of the yards, are of utmost importance and paramount to engendering proper correctional measures, and for a highly effective reformatory and rehabilitative processes.
He urged the officers to adhere strictly to the directives of CGC on the proper usage of social media which should be for personal growth and development and progress of the service, cautioning that wrong use of social media will attract disciplinary measures.
He also admonished the inmates to be of good behaviours and maintain peace at all times. According to him diligence, dedication and hard work should be their watchword for a greater future in the larger society after their discharge. He encourages them to enroll into one of the reformatory programmes available in the centre.
The inspection which commenced on Wednesday, 3rd August, 2022 ended on Thursday 4th August, 2022. The formations visited include, Ilesa Custodial Centre, Medium Security Custodial Centre, Ile-Ife, Correctional Furniture Cottage Industry, Ilesa and Dog unit (K-9).
Ogunsakin inspected the cells and kitchens in both custodial Centers to ascertain the compliance of the inmates’ living condition is in tandem with the United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment Offenders. He interacted with inmates to get first hand information on their aspirations and challenges. He equally listened to their complaints with the aim of proffering solution to them.
The Controller had earlier inspected the site of ongoing construction of perimeter wall at Ile -Ife Custodial Centre to assess the level of the project.
The officers in charge Ile-Ife Custodial Centre, DCC Femi Olorunshagba, Ilesa Custodial Centre, DCC Oghenevkwe Johnbull Saudje, head of Dog Unit (K-9), ACC Adedayo Ogunsanya and General Manager, Correctional Furniture Cottage Industry, CSC Joseph Akinso, all appreciated the Controller for his sustained efforts in ensuring that they leave above board in the discharge of duties and responsibilities. They assured him of their unwavering loyalty and support all through his tenure as the substantive Controller of the State Command.
DSC Olusola Adeotan
Command Public Relations Officer (CPRO)
For Controller of Corrections
Osogbo, Osun State
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