Comptroller of Corrections, Felix Lawrence, has assumed duty in the Rivers State Command following an administrative reshuffle within the Nigerian Correctional Service nationwide.
This is contained in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) by DSC Juliet Ofoni, the Command’s Public Relations Officer.
According to the statement, Lawrence took over from the Assistant Comptroller General of Corrections, Alex Oditah, on June 24 at a handover ceremony in Port Harcourt.
The statement added that Oditah had similarly been deployed as Desk Officer ACG Restorative Justice at National Headquarters, Abuja.
It also stated that Oditah, at the occasion, urged all staff to give the new Comptroller the maximum cooperation to achieve “necessary positive change and the mandate of the service.”
Oditah also appreciated staff for their diligence to work, adding that he appreciated any action taken to move the state Command forward.
Also, Comptroller Felix Lawrence, at the occasion, thanked God and the Comptroller General of Corrections, Haliru Nabab, for his posting to Rivers Command.
He urged all staff to give him maximum cooperation, adding that truancy would not be tolerated.
The statement added that Lawrence had served successfully in various capacities, including State Headquarters, Lagos Command and State Headquarters, Asaba, Delta.
He also served at Medium Security Custodial Centre – Shendam, Plateau; Medium Security Custodial Centre – Kuje; Medium Security Custodial Centre – Kano and Medium Security Custodial Centre – Ikoyi.