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Correctional Service dismisses 9 officers, retires 25

The Nigerian Correctional Service has dismissed nine officers and compulsorily retired 25 others for various offences against standard practices.

In the same vein, 4 others were issued with letters of plain warning.

In a statement, the Controller General of Corrections, Haliru Nababa says the dismissal was also approved by the Civil Defence, Corrections, Fire and Immigration Board( CDCFIB).

The Corrections boss assures the public that the service will not relent in ridding its workforce of bad eggs and warns that there would no room for indolence and other acts against discipline in the service.

He further assured to reward officers and men who are hardworking and committed to duty. 

He stated that the Reward Fund Unit is fully activated and very soon, staff with exceptional performance will be invited to Abuja to receive rewards for their show of gallantry and dedication to duty.

Writing by Joshua Adams,editing by Daniel Adejo