President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Nigerian Correctional Service Bill into law.
As a result of the new law- Nigerian Correctional Service Bill, 2019,- the Nigerian Prisons Service will now be called the ‘Nigerian Correctional Service.’
The Act repeals the Nigerian Prisons Service Act.
The President also endorsed the change of Federal Universities of Agriculture, Makurdi into Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University, Makurdi, after the late Tiv politician, who was a senator in the Second Republic and a minister of communications in the Gowon era.
Senator Ita Enang, Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), briefed journalists at the State House in Abuja about the changes on Wednesday.
Details to follow…