Amid the reaction dealt with by the Nigeria Police due to cruelty and rights abuses, CSP Catherine Ugorji has actually stayed a shining light.
The officer serving with the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) has actually been picked as one of 2 runners-up for the UN Woman Police Officer of the Year award for 2020.
It would exist throughout a virtual event on Tuesday, November 3.
Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, in a declaration by Oluseyi Soremekun, National Information Officer of the UN System in Nigeria, stated through her words and actions, Ugorji exhibits the very best of UN policing.
Of the 1,300 UN policewomen released in UN peacekeeping operations, twenty-one were chosen for the award.
Catherine Ugorji CSP
CSP Ugorji signed up with the Nigerian Police in 2003 and acted as a Criminal Investigator from the regional to the local level.
She was likewise Child Protection Officer and Divisional Crime Officer approximately Acting Deputy Commander of the Ogudu Police Division in Lagos.
UN Police Advisor, Luis Carrilho, praised Ugorji for being selected as a runner-up and explained her management of “3 Formed Police Units (FPU) in Gao” as amazing.
Carrilho kept in mind the Nigerian presented tactical operations that have actually contributed to lowering criminal activity, in assistance of the Malian security forces and the host population.
“In addition to this extremely requiring function, Chief Superintendent Ugorji has actually worked vigilantly to enhance living conditions for females law enforcement officers so they can serve securely and with self-respect,” the authorities stated.