The Deputy Commissioner Operations of Correctional Service Solomon Islands (CSSI) Mr Michael Nagu made an official visit to Kira Kirakira Correctional Centre (KCC) in Makira, Ulawa Province over the weekend.
The official visit was strategically to oversee the centre functions, officers, inmates and provincial key stakeholder as well as to update his office progress and focus.
Speaking during the official visit, Deputy Operations Nagu do acknowledge the KCC Commandant and staff for mounting a guard of honour parade and good adaptation to discipline procedures and putting into good practices that leads to high level of professionalism and expectation of the Commissioner’s office, which described as a job well-done.
“I appreciate your commitment in developing your COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to guide and protect our staff, inmates, communities and continuous training and awareness”.
Nagu highlight the CSSI commitment to ensure priority of the government are implemented in terms of infrastructure, staff capacity development and COVID-19 strategies as we are focusing now.
Nagu reinforce to officers of their mandated roles as custodial officers and the public expectations. “I encourage you to be professional at all times. As officers we are accountable to the Almighty God and people of Solomon Islands therefore we must honour our roles and responsibilities. Be at work when you are expected to and do the right thing”.
“It is very important to factor your responsibility and have respect to each other as we progress together. The Government and people of Solomon Islands are expecting us to display and demonstrate professionalism to our carrier path”, says Nagu.
He adds the Commissioner’s office will continue to provide support as we journey through the remaining months of the year, keep up the good work.
Meanwhile, the Commandant of Kirakira Correctional Centre Mr Timothy Haununu thank the Deputy Commissioner Operations and his Executive Officer for the timely visit.
He said his staff are looking forward to working togetherness with the Commissioner’s office and pledges their prodigious support.
A courtesy visit was also conducted to Makira Provincial Government, Provincial Police Commander and Principal Magistrate during this official visit.