Somaliland President H.E.Musa Bihi Abdi was the guest of hour at the graduation ceremony of the 29th lot of police recruits at Mandera Police Academy on June 5, 2018. The new recruits included a group that just finished studying Crime Investigations and Interrogation Methods as well as the criminal laws of the country. The intensive police training was conducted at the Police Headquarter in Hargeisa.
Somaliland News Agency (SOLNA) reported that the ceremony took place at Police Headquarter and was attended by many cabinet members including Minister of Interior – Hon.Mohamed Kahin Ahmed, Minister of Defense – Issa Yusuf Ahmed, Police Commissioner Brigadier General- Abdillahi Fadal Iman, the Head of Mandera Police Academy – Colonel Mohamud Dualeh and may top police officers.
Police Commissioner opened the ceremony with brief remarks about the police recruits and the knowledge that they acquired during this training. The minister of interior too pointed out the importance of the police force in guarding the nation’s sovereignty from real and perceived enemies.
The president also commented that the police force plays a pivotal role in protecting the law and order and maintaining the stability in each and every neighborhood in the country.