A Nigerian police Officer; Remi Adeoye has been appointed at Addis Ababa as The Police Coordinator by the African Union, effective from the 1st of December 2017.
The position is the highest in the police organogram of the African Union Commission.
The Police Coordinator is responsible for providing strategic guidance for Police components in all AU Peace Support Operations as well as Special Operations and in all AU missions amongst other responsibilities.
Officer Adeoye took to his social media account to post his commitment to his new position and his readiness to carry out the tasks ahead.
In his words; ” I am grateful to Nigeria police Force for the confidence it reposed in me and to the IGP for his support and encouragement at trying times. I am proud to represent my country on the global stage and I am humbled that the AU commission found me worthy for this position.
I pledge to always give my best. Going beyond the call of duty has always been my work ethic. I thank my colleagues at the commission Headquarters and in AU member states for their cooperation at all times.
I will redouble my effort in service of our continent. The work has just started”