Kenyan police officer Ms. Fatuma Hadi graduated as the best overall student in a recently concluded senior staff course held in Rwanda.
Ms. Hadi emerged as the best student in a class of 34 students, drawn from 8 African countries.
The no-nonsense detective, referred to as the 'iron lady' by those who have worked closely with her, had courtesy of her performance, earned herself admission at the Rwanda National Police College to undertake a Police Senior Command and Staff Course.
The course was a combination of professional and academic components, qualifying candidates for the award of a Masters degree in peace studies and conflict transformation, post-graduate diplomas, and other certificates in strategic leadership and management, police strategic command, and peace support operations.
The course was conducted in partnership with the centre for conflict management at the University of Rwanda (UR) and African Leadership University (ALU).
"Through her outstanding performance in both theory and practicals, especially in the application of Forensic science in resolving crime, Ms. Hadi lifted the flag of the country and that of the DCI high, affirming DCI's position as the leading investigative agency across the region," said the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).
Ms. Hadi is also a recipient of the Head of State Commendation (HSC) awarded by President Uhuru Kenyatta after she arrested a group of men who had sexually assaulted a woman in a Githurai-bound bus in 2014.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.