The Federal Government has approved new uniform for the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS).
According to the NCoS Comptroller General (CG), Mr Ja’afaru Ahmed the new uniform is aimed at to reflecting its new name and orientation.
The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that Ahmed said this at the inauguration of the administrative block of the Correctional Staff School (CSS) on Thursday in Abuja.
“Very soon, you will see us in our new uniform. We have been wearing this uniform for over 100 years and we need to change it to be in tune with the new act.
“We are also putting into place measures to ensure the full implementation of the new act but there has not been any budget yet, once the budget is in place, we will be able to implement the measures we have put in place to have a better service,” he said.
He said that the measure was part of the new act signed by President Muhammadu Buhari in July 2019.
Buhari signed the new act of the Nigeria Prisons Service (NIS) now Correctional Service into law on July 31, 2019.