MEET FRANK OSHANUGOR
By Frank Oshanugor
The Commissioner of Police in charge of the Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU), Josephine Nneka Anyasinti on Thursday paid a courtesy call on the Italian Consul General, Maurizio Busanelli and the Country Representative of Taiwan Trade Office in Nigeria; H. E. LiuYih – Ping Andy.
The visit among other things was necessitated by the need for the SFU to seek further collaboration with the Italian authorities in fighting transnational crimes.
The Police SFU boss was warmly received at the Italian Consulate by the Consul General together with the Head of Consular Services, Mr. Etthore Scalia while at the Taipei Trade Office, she was received by H. E. Liu Yih-Ping Andy, Deputy Counselor Roger Chen and First Secretary Shawn H. Yang.
In her remark, CP Anyasinti while thanking Mr. Maurizio Busanelli for creating time to receive her team said they had come to “seek the continued collaboration and support of the Consulate in the sharing of intelligence and investigation/prosecution of Visa Fraud, Human Trafficking and other related crimes referred to the Unit.”
The Consul General, Mr. Maurizio Busanelli in his response enumerated the several mutual benefits that had emanated from the existing synergy between the Consulate, PSFU and Nigeria in particular and expressed confidence in sustaining it.
At the Taipei Trade Office, the Country Representative applauded the excellent and conducive working environment created in Nigeria for Diplomatic Missions to operate. He particularly appreciated the support it receives from the various Agencies of Government in Nigeria, especially the Police Special Fraud Unit.
The Taipei Representative offered to extend virtual and physical training opportunities to operatives of the Unit in order to enhance
their skills to deal with Transnational Organized Crimes such as Cybercrime, Identity theft and related crimes, Trafficking, Piracy and so on.
There was exchange of Souvenirs and group photographs at the end of the visits.