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Cablegate: Nigeria: Request Human Rights Vetting For

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R 021450Z DEC 09 (CCY AD00E65820/WSC7641 510)
FM AMEMBASSY ABUJA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 7639
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RUEAIIA/CIA WASHINGTON DC
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UNCLAS ABUJA 002172

C O R R E C T E D C O P Y - Caption corrected

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PGOV AF NI
SUBJECT: NIGERIA: REQUEST HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR
CANDIDATE FOR INTERNATIONAL OFFICER INTELLIGENCE TRAINING

1. Embassy requests the Department's assistance under the
Leahy Act and the Foreign Assistance Act in screening the
following individual who has been nominated for training by
OFFICE OF SECURITY COOPERATION ABUJA. The individual is to
attend the INTERNATIONAL OFFICER INTELLIGENCE/MILITARY
INTELLIGENCE CAPTAIN TRAINING at FORT HUACHUCA, TUCSON, AZ
from 30 DECEMBER 2009 to 15 JUNE 2010. Embassy has no
derogatory information.

2. Name of candidate and pertinent information follow. Name
is listed in the same format as presented to us by the
applicant:

NAME: Andrew ZIDON
DATE OF BIRTH: 1 OCTOBER 1980
PLACE OF BIRTH: ADAMAWA
GENDER: MALE
ORGANIZATION/BRANCH: NIGERIAN NAVY/ VICTORY NAVAL BASE,
CALABAR
POSITION/RANK: NAVIGATION OFFICER NNS KWANYA/ LIEUTENANT

3. Embassy appreciates Department's assistance.

SANDERS

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