President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of a new Controller General of Prisons, Dr. Peter Ezenwa Ekpendu.
The new Controller General of Prisons hails from Ibeku Okwuato in Mbaise Local Government area of Imo state.
He takes over from Alhaji. Aminu Suleh, who held the leadership of the Nigerian Prisons Service until now.
According to a statement issued in Abuja by the NPS Public Relations Officer, Ope Fatinikun, the New NPS boss had his Primary school Education at St Patrick’s school Ibeku, Okwuato in Aboh Mbaise LGA, while his Secondary School education was at Mbaise Secondary School, Aboh Mbaise; He had his Teachers’ Training College Education at Azaraegbelu Teachers’ Training College Emekuku, Owerri.
His tertiary Education was at University of Nigeria, Nsukka where he obtained his Bsc (Hons) in 1981, MED in 1984 and PHD in 1988.
Before his present appointment as the CG, he held various positions in the prisons.
Source: The Nation