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Ex-police PRO Conta, others get prestigious medal from UNAMID police

Jun 4, 2020, 10:35 AM

Foday Conta, former spokesperson of The Gambia Police Force (GPF) who is currently in Darfur, Sudan on a peacekeeping mission was recently decorated by the UNAMID police component together with some other officers with prestigious medals for their exceptional performance in their line of duty.

The information obtained from the UNAMID reads: “As part of efforts to motivate and enhance the potentials of Police Advisors, on 31 May 2020, the UNAMID Police Component under the leadership of the Ag. Police Commissioner, Dr. Sultan Azam Temuri, decorated 29 Individual Police Officers with the prestigious medal and certificates of Officers of the Month (04 IPOs), Certificate of Commendation (14 IPOs), Certificate of Appreciation (08 IPOs) and special Certificate for 03 IPOs who developed the Police Transition Monitoring System (PTMS) software.”

The release further added that the decoration ceremony was remotely held virtually between Mission Headquarters, El-Fasher Logistics Base and the 13 Team Sites (Including FPUs) through Microsoft Team.

In a short interview with the Police Public Information Office (PIO), the UNAMID police Ag. Police Commissioner Dr. Temuri alluded that despite the challenges posed by COVID-19, coupled with very difficult working conditions in mission environment, IPOs and FPUs were doing extremely well to ensure UNAMID mandated tasks are achieved, alongside consideration precautionary measures on COVID-19 prevention and control.

“Police Commissioner is delighted to extend warmest congratulations to all the awardees for the well-deserved awards.”

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