Prison officer commits suicide after being denied promotion

After being denied promotion consecutively for three times, 28-year-old Alfred Bassa, a staff of the Nigerian Correctional Service, formerly known as Nigerian Prison Service, has now committed suicide.

Prior to his untimely death, Mr. Bassa was a Microbiology graduate of the Nasarawa State University and was supposed to marry his fiancee next month, November 2020.

He reportedly drank a poisonous substance on October 2, 2020, at the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Keffi, Nasarawa State after writing promotional examinations three times and passing yet was denied promotion.

He took the drastic decision as a new set of officers were reportedly promoted last week and he was left out again.

Source: Kemifilani


Joseph Asare, a freelance journalist, a blogger and loves the internet

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