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Akwa Ibom Correctional Service Gets New Comptroller



CC Akinlola Orisabinone has been announced as the new comptroller of the Nigeria Corrections Service, Akwa Ibom State Command.

The development was confirmed in a statement signed and released by the Command Public Relations Officer, ASC Ogbajie Ogbajie. Naija News understands that Orisabinone had taken over the mantle of heading the correctional centre from CC Alex Oditah since August 31, 2020.

The new comptroller was said to have obtained a Bachelor of Arts (History) from the University of Lagos and was enlisted into the service as an Assistant Superintendent of Corrections on the 24th of September, 1991.

Naija News understands that Orisabinone is an indigene of Ondo State and have served in various capacities and formations in the NCS as Medium Security Custodial Center Lagos, Owo Custodial Center, State Headquarters, Ibadan, Disciplinary officer State Headquarters, Benin, Officer In-Charge, Okitipupa Custodial Center among others.

Orisabinone was before his appointment as the Acting Commandant at the Nigerian Correctional Academy, Ijebu Igbo promoted to the rank of Controller of Corrections and posted as a directing staff to Nigerian Correctional Academy, Ijebu Igbo in Ogun State.

The new comptroller’s posting to Akwa Ibom was confirmed in the statement which reads in parts, “The Controller General of Corrections, Ja’afaru Ahmed has posted a new Controller of Correctional Service to Akwa Ibom State. The newly posted Controller of Corrections, Akinlola Orisabinone took over from his predecessor, Controller of Corrections, Alex Oditah on the 31st August 2020.”

“The new Controller of Corrections, Akwa Ibom State Command, has served in many capacities and formations.

“He is a seasoned administrator who has attended so many courses within and outside the country. He loves reading, swimming and meeting people. Mr. Orisabinone is from Ileja LGA, Ondo State. He is happily married with children.”

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