On behalf of the minister delegate at the presidency in charge of defense, the director general for the international school for security forces last November 16, 2018 presided over the graduation ceremony of some 18 instructors.
For four weeks the 18 professional instructors drawn from 12 African countries were schooled on security maneuvers at the international school for security forces EIFORCES with support from France.
Speaking during the graduation ceremony of the laureates in peace keeping and the maintenance of public order, the director of the international school for security forces, Brigadier General Bitote Andre Patrice representing the minister delegate at the presidency in charge of defence who doubles as the board chair of the institution, enjoined the trainees to strictly respect the human rights and the deontology of the profession in the execution of their duties.
With the wave of insecurity and related threats, the director general for the international school for security forces called on the trainee trainers to safe guard the territorial integrity of their respective countries which counts enormously on their expertise acquired from the pool of excellence, EIFORCES. With this consciousness, Brigadier General Bitote Andre Patrice added that the trained officers can serve with piece meal as guarantors of peace and security in their localities.
The training that spans from October 22, 2018 to November 16, 2018, the trainee trainers received training on security issues such as pedagogic literature, access to difficult sites, protection of high personalities, criminal procedure, international human rights and a lot more. With a mastery in the training course, Togolese born Lieutenant Aloye Kideli from Togo emerged overall best trainee with an average of 18 on 20 closely followed by Cameroon’s gendarmerie officer, Lieutenant Temkou Tadjitio Gildas.
The two instructors confirmed in an interview granted to Cameroon report that the training has broadened their scope in peace keeping and the maintenance of public order as they’ve acquired skills and they are prepared to transfer the competence of their know how to other officers.
It should be recalled that since the creation of the international school for security forces in 2011 following a presidential decree by the head of state, Paul Biya, the institutions which stands tall as one of peacekeeping training centre in Africa has trained over a thousand officers from Cameroon and beyond.