THE NIGERIAN PRISONS SERVICE

THE COMMAND STRUCTURE

The Nigerian Prisons Service operates a four level Command

Structure with the National Headquarters in Abuja.

The Structure is divided into eight (8) zones, each zone having State

Commands under it.

The Zones are headed by Assistant Controller-Generals of Prisons.

The States are headed by Controllers of Prisons.

The prison is the last unit of the structure.

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