Nigeria Prisons Service and Federal Fire Service to Recruit over 9000 workers

The Federal Government has directed the Nigeria Prisons Service and the Federal Fire Service to employ 9 , 675 Nigerians .
While the prisons will employ 7 , 475 , the fire service will recruit 2 , 200 new workers .

The two agencies were directed to carry out the employment by the Civil Defence , Fire , Immigration and Prisons Services Board .

A statement in Abuja on Tuesday by the Secretary of the board , Al – Hassan Yakmut , said the CDFIPB chairman gave the approval at the board ’ s meeting held between May 9 and May 10 in Abuja.

It was not immediately clear when the recruitment processes would start .

The board headed by the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau , also approved the abolition of dichotomy between holders of Bachelor ’ s Degree and Higher National Diploma in the services under the Ministry of Interior.

Yakmut said after the board ’ s meeting , a technical committee was immediately set up to work out modalities for the implementation of the new directive .