The Controller General of Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), Ja’afaru Ahmed, paid an unscheduled visit to the Correctional facilities at Ilesa, Osun State.
The visit came on the sideline of the recently concluded Ministry of Interior’s Ministerial Strategy Retreat, which was held at the ancient city. The visit, took him to Medium Security Custodial Centre, Ilesa, Corrections Furniture Cottage Industry and the K-9 Unit. Controller General commended the efforts and roles of Osun State Controller of Corrections, Segun Oluwasemire, in ensuring the safe keeping and custody of the inmates, and general administration of the facilities.
While at the Custodial Centre, he inspected the cooking of inmates’ food and had a taste of the food.
He later moved round the center and interacted with the inmates. He had words of commendations for what he saw within the facility.
He applauded the officer in-charge, DC Johnbull Saudje for the hospitable and general cleanliness of the environment.
The CG’s next port of call was the Furniture Cottage Industry and the K-9 unit.
General Manager of the industry, CSC Yahaya Usman, led the CGC that round the industrial complex. showing him the machineries and their products.
However, the CGC assured the GM of awarding contract subsequently to the Cottage Industry for the production of furniture.
While at the K-9 unit, the Head of Unit, CSC Dayo Ogunsanya, explained their mode of operations.
He was impressed with the well fed dogs at the kennel.
He also said, , “your dogs are well fed, healthy and agile. Unlike some other people’s dogs. Keep it up” Part of the CG’s entourage were ACG Kasali Yusuf, Zonal Co-ordinator, Zone F Command and Controller of Corrections, CC Francis Enebore, National Public Relations Officer (NPRO) .
The Controller General has since returned to Abuja.