UNISFA Honours Nigerian female Airforce Officer
By Nokai Origin, Abuja
The Acting Head of Mission and Force Commander, United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA), Major General Benjamin Sawyerr, has honoured a Nigerian Female Air Force Officer, Squadron Leader Gogo Akinrogunde.
The Squadron Leader recently completed her tour of duty at the multi-national peace keeping mission, UNISFA.
She was deployed as the Leave/Welfare Officer of the Mission comprising of troops from 8 different countries made up of Bangladesh, China, Ghana, India, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Vietnam and staff officers and civilian staff from all over the world, serving the Mission meritoriously for one year.
While extolling her contributions to the Mission, Major General Benjamin Olufemi Sawyerr stated that Sqn Ldr Gogo performed her assigned tasks creditably well by ensuring troops leave and welfare matters were professionally handled.
He stated further that Gogo worked tirelessly to ensure all visitors to the remotely located mission were well received.
He outlined that Gogo “brought to bear the professional and organizational acumen of a Nigerian Military Officer and did the Nigerian Air Force and Nigeria very proud.”
She was presented with the UNISFA plaque and Gold Coin for Peace, in recognition of her Service to UNISFA and peace in the Abyei Box.