11th August, 2010
Two hundred and sixty-two police officers have graduated from the Police Human Rights Course 9, held at the Police Officers Mess, Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria.
The facilitator of the programme, Gloria Egbuji, charged the graduating officers to go to their various formations with the knowledge gained from the training and be ambassadors of human rights wherever they are posted.
Speaking at the graduation programme, the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Pen Cinema Traffic Division, Prince M. Okonkwo, a deputy superintendent of police, who was given the award, Most Outspoken Police Officer (MOPO), said from now, human rights will always be his watchword and promised to impart what he learnt on all his traffic officers.
The officer in charge of Olowosokedile police post in Iju, Mr. Olasukanmi Musiliu, a deputy superintendent of police (DSP), said he would teach his officers to respect the dignity and the rights of others in whatever they do.
Some of the officers who graduated from Course 9 included Aruna A. Olaniyi, the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Sabo Police Station, Prince M. Okonkwo, Divisional Traffic Officer, Pen Cinema Police Station and Mr. Olasukanmi Musiliu, officer in charge of Sokedile Police Station.