The promotion of 17,331 Senior Officers of the the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), the Federal Fire Service (FFS) and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has been approved by the Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board.
A statement by the Secretary of the Board, Ja’afaru Ahmed, made available to journalists on Sunday, 28 May, 2023, revealed that the figures released are that of the Year 2022 Promotion Exercise.
According to the statement, 8,365 officers were promoted in the NCoS, 3,472 in the NIS, 327 in the FFS and 5,167 in the NSCDC.
The Chairman of the board, Rauf Aregbesola, said that the approval was made taking cognizance of merit and performance of the officers.
The Chairman of the Board congratulated the newly promoted officers, adding that
their promotion was a call to service to the Ministry of Interior, the Board, and their
He advised them to work harder towards achieving mandates, visions of their
respective Services and ensuring the internal security of the country.