The Controller of Corrections in Enugu State, Nicholas Obiako, charged officers and wardens to be professional in discharging their duties within correctional and custodial centres in the state.

Obiako, who is also Commander of Nigerian Correctional Service, Enugu State Command, made this known during a send-off for the officer in charge of Enugu Custodian Centre, Joseph Usifo, who was promoted to the rank of Controller of Corrections.

He noted that there was a need to continuously maintain high professionalism to adequately attain the reformatory, rehabilitation and reintegration of inmates back to society as stipulated by the new Nigerian Correctional Service Act.

According to him, the Nigerian Correctional Service is deploying all necessary tools, including entertainment in the development and empowerment of inmates of Enugu Custodian Centre for effective reformation.

Earlier, Usifo commended the staff for their team work and team spirit, adding that he was able to achieve success based on his robust leadership acumen and determination.