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Ghana@62: Akufo-Addo congratulates 1st Ghanaian to win UN Female Police Officer Award

President Nana Akufo-Addo has on Wednesday, 6 March 2019, congratulated the 2018 UN Female Police Officer of the year, Chief Superintendent Phyllis Osei, on her achievement.

Chief Superintendent Osei is the first Ghanaian female to ever win the award.

Mr Akufo-Addo in his speech during the 62nd Independence day anniversary parade commended the police service for representing the nation in various capacities in the stabilisation of peace in the world.

He said: “In a region and continent claimed by several incidents of strife, our police have seen the ravages of war and helped to stabilise the peace.

“They have served in international peacekeeping operations in just about every troubled spot in the world, in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Cote d’Ivoire, Namibia, Kosovo, Bosnia, Georgia and Iraq.

“Currently our officers from the Ghana Police Service are providing peacekeeping duties in both Sudan and South Sudan as well as in Somalia and the Central African Republic.

Mr Akufo-Addo added that Ghana’s police serve with distinction wherever they go “ in this respect, I congratulate Chief Superintendent Phyllis Osei for winning the distinguished award in 2018 of the UN Female Police Officer of the year”.

Source:Ghana/ClassFMonline.com/91.3FM


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