Nigeria sends 140 police officers to Somalia
(Sh.M.Network)--140 officers of the Nigerian Police Force have arrived in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia to participate in the ongoing Africa Union (AU)Missionin Somalia (AMISOM) peacekeeping operations.
I feel more secure already. And I don't even live there.
A statement by the Peace and Security Department of the AU Commission on Wednesday said that the Formed Police Unit (FPU) from Nigeria would join other unit from Uganda who were already in Mogadishu.
The Special Representative of the AU Chairperson for Somalia, Boubacar Diarra in a statement said the arrival of the second AMISOM Formed Police Unit was a clear demonstration of the AU's commitment to support Somalia in its endeavour to improve the security situation in the country especially in the liberated areas.
Mr Diarra thanked the AU Commission, the government and the people of Nigeria for honouring the pledge to provide additional police personnel to the mission.
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