32 female security officials of the Central African Republic, made up of 16 gendarmes and 16 police staff have completed the training in Yaounde. 96 of them started on 14th June this year at the Awae international School for Security forces, EIFORCES in Yaounde.
The trainees have acquired enabling skills to ensure internal missions of security such as human rights, maintaining public order and carrying out judicial police exigencies without the intervention of international forces.
On behalf of the board chair of the School, the Minister Delegate at the presidency in charge of Defence, the Director General of EIFORCES, Brigadier General, Andre Patrice Bitoté chaired the graduation ceremony. He described them as major actors in the efforts for the return of peace to their country.
Given the importance of the training, the Ambassador of the Central African Republic to Cameroon, H.E. Betimarace who attended the graduation ceremony acknowledged the with gratitude the important role Cameroon has played to seek to bring back sustainable peace to his country.
He promised to talk to the leaders of his country to ensure that all the three sets of trainees from Cameroon put the abilities they have acquired in Cameroon into practice underlining that they would not be absorbed by less relevant corps.
The Japanese government funded the training through the UN development programme.
Killian Ndah Ndifon