The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has graduated four experts in Handwriting Analysis including a female officer, Kemebradikumo Elizabeth Badejo, who is the third female handwriting expert in the country.
This was revealed by the Consultant, Handwriting and Signature Analysis, Mr. Ayodele Olufemi, a retired Police Handwriting Expert, at the Graduation Ceremony of the pioneer trainees of the Handwriting Analysis which held on Thursday at the Commission’s Boardroom. He noted that the Nigerian Police had produced the first two female experts in the field in June 2021.
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.
Presenting the graduands for their awards, the consultant noted that the Commission has 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 organizing the training and webinars organized by the International Association of Document Examiners (AIDE).
Speaking at the event, the ICPC Chairman, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, SAN, congratulated the graduands and urged them to upscale their skills through personal development and registration with national and international professional associations in the field.
Owasanoye further directed that they should be kept busy with assignments so as to hone their skills with practice.
The graduation ceremony was attended by Management and Board of the Commission.