Personnel of Nigerian Contingent Receive Encomium For Projecting Nigerian Army in Peace Support Operations in S'Sudan

... As UNISFA Acting Head of Mission and Force Commander Visits Nigerian Contingent  

The UNISFA Acting Head of Mission and Force Commander Maj. Gen Benjamin Olufemi Sawyerr has commended the personnel of the Nigerian Contingent for their level of discipline and the way they have projected the Nigerian Army in Peace Support Operations. 

Maj Gen Benjamin Olufemi Sawyerr gave commendation when he visited the Nigerian Contingent (NIGCON 1) Camp to spend a day with the peacekeepers from 7th to 8th September 2023. 

The Acting Head of Mission and Force Commander's visit to the Nigerian Camp was an acknowledgement of the contributions made by NIGCON 1 in securing UN personnel and facilities in the UNISFA Force Headquarters Camp and maintaining peace and security within the Abyei Box. 

During the visit, he found the personnel of Contingent to be highly motivated and commended them for their engineering capabilities which was brought to bear in the rebuilding of their Camp.

The Acting Head of Mission and Force Commander commended the professionalism, dedication, and operational conduct of the Contingent in securing the Force Headquarters Camp. 

The Contingent Commander of NIGCON 1, Col James Nkereuwem, provided a detailed brief on the Unit's activities and achievements since arriving in the mission area.

He also commended the Contingent Commander for his purposeful and visionary leadership that has prevented and stopped the issue of thefts within the Force Headquarters Camp. 

During the tour of their camp, the Acting Head of Mission and Force Commander expressed his satisfaction with the camp's infrastructure and maintenance, acknowledging the efforts made by the Contingent Commander to create a conducive living environment for the peacekeepers. 

He expressed gratitude for the commitment and professionalism demonstrated by the Nigerian peacekeepers and wished them the very best in their tour of duty in UNISFA. 

The highlights of the visit also included an interactive session with troops, presentations of souvenirs and tree planting by the Acting Head of Mission and Force Commander to commemorate the visit.

By SpyeTV News

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