The African Union project in Somalia (AMISOM) has feted a contingent of fashioned Police Unit (FPU) from Uganda who have completed one year of provider in Somalia.
The officers had been decorated with African Union medals and awarded certificates in reputation in their commitment to restoring peace in Somalia.
The ceremony held in Mogadishu become witnessed by senior military and cops who protected AMISOM pressure Commander, Lt. Gen. Osman Noor Soubagleh, AMISOM Police Commissioner, Anand Pillay and Uganda Deputy Ambassador to Somalia, Maj. Gen. Nathan Mugisha. additionally gift have been AMISOM Deputy Police Commissioner, Christine Alalo, and the Director of Peace assist Operations within the Uganda Police pressure, Grace Turyagumanawe.
“members of this unit were exemplary, diligent, committed and devoted in their selfless service to humanity inside the quest to gain sustainable peace in Somalia. furthermore, the officers and guys of the Uganda FPU are fantastically counseled for the adherence to the middle values of the African Union, a number of which are admire for diversity and teamwork, transparency and responsibility, integrity and impartiality, efficiency and professionalism,” Maj. Gen. Fidza Dludlu, the AMISOM Head of undertaking aid said in his comments.
He praised the FPU contingent for their hard paintings in the course of the electoral technique which concluded early this 12 months.
Gen. Fidza’s remarks were echoed by using the AMISOM Police Commissioner. “one of the highlights of their presence and achievements even as they were deployed turned into the a hit end of the parliamentary and presidential elections that happened in Somalia,” Brig. Gen. Pillay mentioned.
The police officers particularly the fashioned Police gadgets had been tasked to help the Somali Police pressure in securing the electoral manner and inauguration of the elected President.
Maj. Gen. Nathan Mugisha, the Deputy Ambassador of Uganda to Somalia concurred that the officers had played a chief role in Somalia’s parliamentary and presidential elections.
“you’ve got finished AMISOM proud, by means of engaging in your project which has now not been that smooth. We do not forget which you have done quite a few mentoring; passing at the abilties that you have, on to our brothers and sisters in Somalia,” the ambassador stated.
The AMISOM Police aspect is remitted to offer operational aid to the Somali Police to help it construct the important potential to carry out policing capabilities to internationally acceptable standards.
a number of the obligations performed via the FPU employees, together with the Somali Police, consist of network policing, counter-terror operations, public order management, explosives disposal, and cordon and seek operations, among others.
The outgoing crew will get replaced with the aid of Uganda’s 6th FPU contingent, below the command of Superintendent of Police (SP) Denis Anywar.
Uganda is one of the Police Contributing nations in Somalia. Others are Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone and Zambia.