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Bagudu Inaugurates Pioneer Course Mates of Correctional Training College Kebbi

by Isiyaku Ahmed
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Khadijat Saidu, Birnin Kebbi

Kebbi State Governor, Senator Atiku Bagudu has inaugurated pioneer Course mates of the Correctional Training College, Makera, with about 100 participants drawn across 36 States of the Federation and Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The Governor, represented by the Chief of Staff, Government House, Alhaji Suleiman Muhammad Argungu, described the citing of the College to Kebbi state out of seven states in the Northwest as an act of patriotism.

According to him, “I want to appreciate the immediate past Comptroller General of Correctional Center, Ahmad Jaafar for his patriotism of bringing this College to Kebbi state.

“When the former Comptroller General of Correctional Center wrote to the Governor seeking for land to cite Correctional Training College, after the one in Kaduna state.

“Immediately, we set up a committee which Chairs together with Commissioner of Police, Comptroller of Custom Service, Commandant of NDLEA, and representatives of Council of Chiefs.

“But, based on the law that establishes the Training College, it is stipulated that the location should not go beyond 50 kilometers radius in between any Correctional Center that is available.

“But because of the proximity of this place to Correction Centre in Birnin Kebbi, and taking advantage of so many other things, we recommended that the College should be situated here in Makira.

He urged the participants to feel relaxed in Kebbi and acquire new knowledge.

“To the participants, I want to congratulate you for being the pioneer set of this College and I hope that the knowledge that you are going to acquire here, will be impacted on the inmates at your various state’s Correctional Centers”, he added.

speaking earlier, the Acting Comptroller of the Correctional Centers, Kebbi State, DCC Richard Yasheen urged the participants to abide by the rules and regulations of the College throughout their three months duration of the course, work and learn new things so that they could rejoice for their success at the end of their course.

In his remarks, the Commandant of the College, Isah Muhammed Hamizu, disclosed that the program is a DSC development course that will be for three months, and the program is designed for them to be ready for the new task of leadership ahead of them.

Adding that 100 participants were expected to resume into the College for the training.

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