17 July 2017

Liberia: Nigerian Delegation Makes Presentation

A delegation from the Nigerian Institute for Security Studies (ISS) has made an 'excellent' presentation on its recent study tour of Liberia.

A release from the Liberian Embassy in Abuja says 13 participants undergoing Executive Intelligence Management Course of the ISS, along with three officials of the institute, travelled to Liberia from July 3, to 9, 2017 where they undertook a study tour of the country.

The Group's study to Liberia focused on the relationship between the Executive and the Legislative branches of the Liberian Government under the theme: "Executive-Legislative Relations: Gap, Challenges and Prospects."

While in Liberia, they also studied security and strategic issues of bilateral importance to both countries. Officials from relevant ministries, agencies and commissions in the Executive, Legislative and Judiciary Branches of the Liberian Government provided relevant lectures on the theme of the study.

Back in Abuja, the group provided an overall presentation of Liberia, including presentations on its historical, economic, governance and security situations.

The release says the group made the presentation in the presence of the Liberian Ambassador to Nigeria, Al-Hassan Conteh.

The presentations made on July 13, 2017 in the ISS main auditorium outside Abuja, concluded with some recommendations for the Nigerian government.

Ambassador Conteh, in his response, praised the group for the presentation.

He also supported the group's recommendation of a reciprocal study tour of Nigeria, particularly of Liberian security agencies.

As part of the presentation, the group took the Liberian Envoy and others on a display-tour of various Liberian artifacts, newspapers, traditional wears which members of the group themselves wore, a sample of a jersey of the National Soccer Team, and a collection of vegetables, fruits and other Liberian food.

Mean while, the group has lauded the high level of hospitality accorded them by the Liberian Government and people. The group said they were impressed with the general hospitality of every Liberian its members came across.

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