A delegation from the Office of Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) today conducted a series of visits to Kenya Defence Forces institutions of higher learning to benchmark on education ecosystem so as to develop a standardized set of processes and perspective of governance.
The delegation consisting of Deputy Director in the department of Prosecution Training Institute (PTI) Mr. Alloys Kemo, were ushered into the International Peace Support Training Centre (IPSTC) by the Vice Chancellor, National Defence University-Kenya Lt General Jonah Mwangi for a brief of the daily activities and governance prospects of the institution before proceeding to the adjacent National Defence College.
The two visits provided the visitors a daylong conversation on understanding the capabilities and capacities of the institutions to realise operational and strategic goals, that makes the University and its colleges well established institutions proffering actionable solutions to contemporary security issues and worth emulation by other institutions.
Additionally, it offered the delegations an opportunity to learn first-hand lessons and lived experiences that have steered the Institutions to their successes today as well as missing gaps for improvement.
In his speech, Lt General Mwangi observed that the National Defence University and the colleges have created a robust structures and capacity building initiatives to establish a critical mass of human capital to superintend the governance and management processes of the institutions.
He at the same time underscored the important role of the Office of Director Public Prosecution in furthering national agenda by representing the government in criminal cases and ensuring that justice is served, thus promoting peace, stability and the well-being of the public, an aspect which have a bearing on national security.
“I commend the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions for birthing such a unique institution that will facilitate specialised professional training and education in order to improve performance in the implementation of your mission.” He said.
On his part, Mr Alloys appreciated the University management for the insightful briefs undertaking to look into possible areas of cooperation in terms of research, exchange programmes and joint trainings