Batch of 230 Somaliland policemen undergoing six-month maiden course in Ethiopia

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By M.A. Egge

A first batch of 230 policemen have started a maiden six-month course that has just been kicked off at the Police College in Awasa Ethiopia as per bilateral agreements to fortify and bolster the security sector on the 26th of April this year.

According to a press release by the police headquarters, the training will last for a period of time will be on violence deterrence, anti-crime, road safety, anti-terrorism and specialized body-guarding technics.

The Ethiopian police chief training commandant Lt. Gen Mesfin Abebe presided over the induction while flanked by his Somaliland counterpart Brig General Ahmed Abdi Yusuf alias Tiir.

This is a new dawn of a deeper relationship and cooperation between both governments on the internal security policing services.