MOGADISHU, Somalia – The African Union Mission has honored 26 police elements working with the mission in Somalia for his or her position in contributing to the continuing efforts to revive peace and stability within the Horn of Africa, which has been struggling for the previous three a long time.
The officers acknowledged are from Ghana, Kenya, Sierra Leone and Zambia returning to their dwelling international locations after finishing a yr and three months of service underneath AMISOM, the mission stated in an announcement.
Officers carried out the AMISOM police mandate for coaching, mentoring and advising the Somali police drive and in addition supported the implementation of the stabilization efforts underneath Somalia’s transition plan, which is anticipated to culminate within the withdrawal of mission forces in 2021 December.
AMISOM awarded officers medals and certificates throughout a ceremony held Monday in Mogadishu, led by Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Rex Dundun, AMISOM Chief of Police.
DCP Dundun praised cops for the devoted service regardless of the challenges posed by the outbreak of coronavirus illness
“We acknowledge the arduous work that these officers have executed to contribute to a greater Africa, whereas on the identical time representing their international locations on the highest ranges of exemplary conduct,” Dundun stated.
Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) Timothy Dassah of Ghana, who was one of many recipients, stated the outgoing AMISOM officers had efficiently delivered their duties throughout their obligation.
“We labored in several qualities as mentors and advisors and delivered our experience,” stated CSP Dassah.
Police Constable Hussein Adan from Kenya was grateful for the cordial cooperation with the Somali police drive in Dhobley and Jubaland, the place he labored from. He additionally famous the progress made by Somalia within the subject of policing and expressed optimism about future progress.