The African Union Mission in Somalia, AMISOM has said that 136 police personnel from Nigeria were awarded medals to mark the end of their duty tour in Somalia.
A statement by AMISOM said the policemen participated in a medal parade on Tuesday to mark the end of their one year duty term in Somalia.
According to the statement, the officers were awarded medals at a ceremony presided over by the Deputy Special Police Commissioner of AMISOM.
The statement said that Chairperson of the African Union Commission in Somalia Lydia Wanyoto appreciated the Nigerian government for supporting the peace process in Somalia.
It added that Somali Police Commissioner, General Mohamed Hamud, also commended the Nigerian police contingent for their contribution to the restoration of law and order in his country.