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NEWS UPDATE: UN gives Benjamin Sawyerr of Nigeria new appointment

NEWS UPDATE: UN gives Benjamin Sawyerr of Nigeria new appointment

The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, on Tuesday, revealed the visit of Maj. General Benjamin Sawyerr of Nigeria as the Force Leader for the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA).

Sawyerr is successful Significant Gen. Kefyalew Amde Tessema of Ethiopia, to whom Guterres is grateful for his commitment, efficient management and important service throughout his visit with UNISFA, NAN reports.

Abyei is an area of 10,546 km2 on the border in between Sudan and South Sudan that had actually been accorded “unique administrative status” by the 2004 Procedure on the Resolution of the Abyei Dispute (Abyei Procedure) in the Comprehensive Peace Arrangement (CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT) that ended the 2nd Sudanese Civil War.

On The Other Hand, Sawyerr has a military profession covering more than 34 years with the Nigerian Army, consisting of as the Director of Defence Details of Nigeria’s Defence Forces considering that 2021.

He formerly functioned as Commandant of the Nigerian Army Armour School in Bauchi State, North-East Nigeria (2020-2021).

Sawyerr held the position of Brigade Leader two times in North-East Nigeria.

He was Commanding Officer of the Nigerian Battalion with the United Nations Objective in Liberia (2009-2010).

Sawyerr likewise functioned as the Director of Strategies at the Nigerian Army Head Office (2019-2020) and Deputy Director of Teaching and Battle Advancement (2017-2018).

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Government from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in Nigeria and a Masters in Defence and Strategic Research Studies from the University of Madras in India.

UN gives Benjamin Sawyerr of Nigeria new appointment


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