Kwara prison controller passes away

The Kwara State Command of the Nigerian Correctional Service is mourning the sudden loss of its Controller, Adeyinka Oyun.

The tragic news was confirmed by the Command’s spokesperson, Adegbulugbe Olumide.

Controller Oyun, who was in the office until late on Friday, May 24, 2024, passed away in the early hours of Saturday, May 25, 2024. His death is regarded as a significant loss by the entire command staff.

“We regret to announce the sudden death of Controller Adeyinka Adebayo Oyun, who passed on to glory in the early hours of today, Saturday, May 25, 2024,” the statement read. “Until his demise, he was the Controller of Correctional Service, Kwara State Command. AA Oyun was in the office until 6 p.m. on Friday, May 24, 2024.

“His sudden death is a colossal loss to the entire staff of the command. He was an active, dedicated, committed, and transparent leader.”

The command noted that burial arrangements will be announced at a later date. Controller Oyun’s leadership and dedication will be deeply missed by his colleagues and the broader correctional service community.

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