CORRECTIONAL SERVICES OFFICER RETIRES AFTER 49 YEARS OF SERVICES


December 06, 2021 - 336 views

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Picture Caption: Correctional Services Retiree Sargent Rowen Musumbo during his farewell parade at the Bihute Correctional Services in Goroka

 

 

 

The Bihute Correctional Services in Goroka, Eastern Highlands Province has farewelled one of its long time serving officers after almost 49 years of service and a clean record. 

Born on the 1st of January 1954 Sargent Rowen Musumbo retires at the age of 67 years with a dedicated and loyal service to Papua New Guinea Correctional Services and the government of PNG for a period of 48 years. 

Mr Musumbo, from Kenemba village in the Lower Asaro area of Daulo district in Eastern Highlands province is married with 7 children and 11 grandchildren was given an official farewell parade by CS officers at Bihute Tuesday 30th December. 

Bihute Commanding Officer Superintendent Donald Apeti commended Mr Musumbo for his services which dated back to the colonial times. 

He described Mr Musumbo’s retirement exit as leaving behind a big vacuum in the correctional services and as someone who has served with honour, maintaining a ‘clean record’ during all his years of services. 

An energetic Mr Musumbo says he is satisfied with the years of services and fortunate to be trained during the colonial times by British officers. 

Mr Musumbo, joined the Correctional services in 1975 after completing the basic training at the formerly staff training college (STC) now CSTC. He had passed as an assistant Correctional officer.

He was then posted to Biru Jail in Oro province, which began is long career.

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