The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, has graduated four experts in Handwriting Analysis, among whom is a female officer, and the third female handwriting expert in the country.
Kemebradikumo Elizabeth Badejo was unveiled Thursday, 18 November, at the graduation ceremony of the pioneer trainees of the Handwriting Analysis held at the Commission’s Boardroom.
TheFact Nigeria reports that the Nigeria Police had produced the first two female experts in the field in June 2021.
Presenting the graduands for their awards, the Consultant, Handwriting and Signature Analysis, Mr. Ayodele Olufemi, a retired Police Handwriting Expert, noted that the Commission had established a state-of-the-art document forensic laboratory equipped with Foster+Freeman Video Spectre Compactor (VSC 80), Neuro Script Movalyser: Signature Reading System with XP-Pen Operating Device, and Digital Two-Eye Piece Binocular Document Microscope amongst other equipment.
He commended the capacity building efforts of the Commission for putting together the training and webinars organized by the International Association of Document Examiners, AIDE.
Speaking at the event, the ICPC Chairman, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, congratulated the graduands, and urged them to upscale their skills through personal development and registration with national and international professional associations in the field.
He further directed that they should be kept busy with assignments so as to hone their skills with practice.
The course, which started in August 2019 with nine persons, had five persons dropping out and eventually four graduating including Badejo, Sunday Ibrahim, Omotosho Gbeminiyi Stephen and Nduo Ebenezer.
The graduation ceremony was attended by Management and Board of the Commission.