By Edino Justice
The Nigeria Police has been described as one of the best in the world in peace keeping operations. The Director, United Nations Support Office for African Mission in Somalia, UNSOA, Amodu Kamara gave this indication at a pre-deployment training for some Police officers due for peace keeping operation in Somalia. The training focuses on Media Communication and Logistic Support in Peace Keeping.
1. The Workshop had a group of experts from UN Support Team for the first time in Nigeria conducted a mission specific training for Police Officers on media communication and basic understanding of mission support logistics.
2. The UNSOA Director Amodu Kamara who commended the qualities of training equipment and the preparedness of the personnel said the UN look forward to Nigeria Intervention in Somalia. The Inspector General of Police Mohammed Abubakar represented by the Commissioner of Police “E” Department, Markus Danladi declared the workshop opened. He urged the participants to be focused and disciplined. The team had earlier paid a courtesy call on the IGP in his office where he assured them of support. Nigeria first peace mission was in 1960 in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
3. The Director of Police Peace Keeping Operation Commissioner of Police, Cornelius Aderanti while urging the participants to do their best noted that the Inspector General of Police is committed to their welfare.