No fewer than six Assistant Controllers-General of Correction (ACGs) have been promoted to the rank of Deputy-Controllers General of Corrections, DCGs.
A statement issued on Saturday by the spokesman of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) Mr Abubakar Umar, said the promotions were effected in the Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Service Boards (CDCFIB).
Umar named the promoted superior officers as Abdullahi Magaji, Ahmadu Adamu, Timothy Tinuoye, Marylaurene Melchizedek, Jerome Akinrujomu and Joseph Usendiah.
He said the newly promoted DCGs were decorated with their various new ranks by the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, alongside their spouses.
He reported Aregbesola as congratulating them on their new positions, urging them to redouble efforts to meet the mandates of the service.