4 Samoa Police officers serve in UN mission in Dafur

Police Commissioner Fuiavailiili Egon Keil and his Executive bid farewell to the officers, which included one female officer Friday.

The officers flew out last weekend.

Peacekeeping deployment is consider vital and it is part of the Samoa’s Government commitment to the United Nations since 1999.

Samoa’s peacekeeping contribution is highly recommended at the International arena given the unique Pacific communal approach its officers has to offer.

2 Samoa Police officers join UN Mission in Dafur

Inspector Filipo Iloilo and Constable Samuelu Faaofo will be based with the mission for one year.

Police Commissioner, Fuiavailili Egon Keil commended the two officers for their dedication and professionalism in peacekeeping duties.

He said the officers are going to make the SPS proud as they are representing the government of Samoa and the people.

He urged them to use the opportunity to learn and get more experience while working in Darfur and to be very safe and make Samoans proud.

Inspector Iloilo and Constable Faaofo flew out of the country last Friday.