President Muhammadu Buhari has
signed the Nigerian Correctional Service Bill into law.
Senior Special Assistant to
the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, disclosed this
in a statement on Wednesday.
The Act repeals the Nigerian Prisons Service Act.
According to the statement,
the Act provides for two main faculties of the Correctional Service – custodial
service and non-custodial service.
The President also approved a change
of name for the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi in Benue State.
The new name for the
institution is Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University, Makurdi.
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