CSSI Commissioner visits RCCC

Commissioner of Correctional Service Solomon Islands (CSSI) Mr Commissioner Gabriel Manelusi has visited Rove Central Correctional Centre (RCCC) on 06th October 2020.

RCCC is our maximum facility in the country and have 24 Units within, and accommodate inmates according to their legal status, classification, security rating, management requirements and individual needs.

The purpose of the visit is to update and reaffirm the RCCC Managements, staff and inmates on COVID19 progressions and combat focuses, as our country’s first positive covid-19 case reach our shores.

Commissioner Manelusi urged staff and inmates to remain calm, as our Health Authorities now took full control of the situation and isolated the patient to prevent further spread of the virus.

Manelusi reaffirm that CSSI COVID 19 planning and preparedness in various elements, protocols and standard operating procedures now activated to ensure safety, security and good governance of the centre is not jeopardize.

He acknowledged the commandant, supervisors and staff for their support and confidence in his leadership for a year when taking up the role as CSSI Commissioner.

Manelusi also highlighted, that visit in this Centre are very vital to see for myself, the difficulties and challenges faced by staff in driving their unit work plan (activities) 2020.Your staff performance standards will only be effective in improving the quality of work in your department, if they are shared and implemented.

He adds I impressed and do encouraged each supervisors and staff to maintain the standard of office cleanliness, orderliness, general deportments, dress codes and adherence to organisational discipline standard, ethics and values.

Meanwhile RCCC Commandant Mr Chris Bwekulyi on behalf of his management, staff and inmates, do thank Commissioner for the timely visit and the echoed message of hope and confidence.

“RCCC will continue to strive to achieve its obligations despite challenges faced during this time of covid 19, and will continue to improve, strengthen and implement positive change as we progress the future of our organization”, says Bwekulyi.