Officials from the Turkish police recently called on the IGP at his office in Banjul. The purpose of the visit was to assess the security preparedness of the Gambia in hosting the OIC later this year. However, Turkey has been at the forefront in assisting the Gambia to prepare for the hosting of the world Islamic gathering ( OIC) expected to be held in the Gambia later this year.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Abdoulie Sanyang welcomed the Turkish delegation and thanked them for the unrelenting support, the GPF has been benefitting from in the past years. The IGP also used the occasion to assure the visiting Turkish officials that the GPF is well prepared to handle & cover the Islamic gathering and that in terms of capacity, the police is no doubt able to execute its functions of security of each and every one.
IGP Sanyang finally thanked the OIC secretariat for the support and assured them that the Police under his leadership will always be ready to serve. The visiting Turkish officials also visited other units of the police, including the Crime Management Department. The delegation will be visiting the PIU and Mobile Traffic on Thursday.
Source: Gambia Police Force.