NPS deploys 19 officers to Somalia for peacekeeping

The 19 officers through the briefing session after their peacekeeping deployment in Somalia beneath the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS), July 27, 2022. Image: NPS

The National Police Service has deployed 19 law enforcement officials to Somalia on a peacekeeping mission.

The officers will work beneath the command of the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS).

Director of Planning within the National Police, Patrick Ndunda, held a briefing with the officers on Wednesday.

“The National Police Service has a long history of deploying officers to peacekeeping missions. They have rendered distinguished selfless service on the African continent and around the world with the aim of de-escalating violence in war-torn countries,” Ndunda stated.

The Assistant Inspector General (AIG) was accompanied by the Deputy Director, Human Capital Development Robert Mureithi and different senior law enforcement officials.

Inspector General of the National Police Service and President of the AFRIPOL General Assembly Hillary Mutyambai despatched her goodwill message to the officer which was delivered by Ndunda.

The IG urged the officers to indicate dedication and real dedication in any respect instances within the efficiency of the duties assigned to them.

He additional implored the officers to be good ambassadors, not just for the National Police, but additionally for the nation.

Further, Mutyambai suggested the officers to conduct themselves with the very best diploma of self-discipline and professionalism.

The Inspector General additionally enjoined them to respect the legal guidelines and customs of their host nation and endeavor to carry glory by exemplary service to humanity.

“And to ensure peaceful coexistence by supporting dialogue, training, mentoring, advising and sharing experiences,” he implored the officers.

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