Officers of the Fiji Corrections Service have been urged to pursue further courses at the University of the South Pacific and the Fiji National University level to assist them in the Prison reforms and to know more on what’s happening around them.
These were the views of the Corrections Service Deputy Commissioner Superintendent Akuila Namakadre after four senior officers graduated from the University of the South Pacific on Friday the 5th of September 2014.
Supt Namakadre commended the senior officers for their hard work, commitment and dedication.
“Such courses really upgrade their knowledge and gives them more insight when they study abroad especially in terms of interacting with our counterparts,” Supt Namakadre said.
He added that officers that attend courses will always be considered for promotion advancement and recognition.
Assistant Commissioner (Operations) Superintendent Joe Kulinidilo, Staff Officer Research and Planning Deputy Superintendent Salote Panapasa, Supervisor Central and Eastern Division Assist Supt Kameli Vakalevulevuya all graduated in Professional Diploma in Business Leadership and Chief Corrections Officer Gabriel Penjueli graduated with a Masters of Business and Administration.
The senior officers thanked the Commissioner of Corrections, Lt Col Ifereimi Vasu for encouraging and giving them an opportunity to upgrade their skills through training and education.