THE Correctional Centre in Kirakira, Makira province was recently paid a visit by the Deputy Commissioner Operation of the Correctional Service Solomon Islands (CSSI).
Deputy Commissioner, Michael Nagu visited the Kira Kira centre as part of his 2021 annual visit to staff and inmates at the institution.
The official visit was also strategically to oversee the Centre’s function, inmates and Provincial key stakeholders on CSSI’s COVID- 19 Preparedness and other important matters of interest to the Organisation.
During his discussion with KCC staffs, Nagu reiterated the re-enforcement of staff discipline and work ethics.
He asked them to maintain safety, security and standards, adding that the implementation of prisoner program activities as rehabilitation is the key priority of Government
“Despite all the precautions, the unexpected Covid-19 emergency situations and plans is a new challenge to control. Again, it is challenging to be reminded of the long outstanding issues like over-crowdedness in jails among a few which goes beyond our control and could only place hope in responsible authorities like the RSIPF and Courts” Mr Nagu added.
He said it is their duty and responsibility to develop capacity development and the work progress of the Centre.
“This is by organizing programmes that need to move forward and achieve outcomes for the rehabilitation of inmates
The Deputy Commissioner and his team met with the Makira Provincial Premier MPA Julian Makaa purposely to talk on the Rehabilitation of Prisoner, Land allocation and Staff housing
KCC acting Commandant Michael Koroa thanked the office of the Commissioner and Executive Staff for their timely visit