Nigerian Navy Sends Two Vessels To Ghana

Nigerian Navy's NNS KARADUWA

The Nigerian Navy has deployed two of its Vessels  NNS EKULU and NNS KARADUWA  to participate in the activities lined up for the 60th anniversary of the Ghanaian  Navy.

This is to strengthen  relationship  with the Ghana Navy

The Flag Officer Commanding Western Naval command Rear Admiral Oladele Daji made this known while flagging off the departure of the vessels at NNS Beecroft Jetty in Apapa

Rear Admiral  Daji who was represented  by the Chief of  Staff Officer Western Naval Command Rear Admiral  Murtala Barshi described the visit to Ghana as  one of the diplomatic roles  to Forster relationship  with the Ghanaian  navy and other navies and also  to brainstorm towards the collective capacity   building  to effectively police the maritime  domain  of the sub-region

The Commanding officer  NNS Ekulu  commander Andrew  Zidon told the Chief of Naval Staff  Vice Admiral  Ibok  Ette Ibas that it was a great  privileged  that his vessel  was nominated to participate  in the exercise   to secure the gulf of Guinea

Also, The Commanding officer  NNS KARADUWA commander Kennedy Manllumbi expressed pleasure  at the opportunity  to sail to Ghana but  admonished his men to stay  away from acts that could tarnish the image of the country

NNS KARADUWA has ship components  of 38 ten officers and 28 ratings are on board while NNS EKULU is a fast patrol boat of the river town class built in france for the Nigerian  Navy to perform surveillance patrols along the Nigerian coast as it equipped surveillance interception and boarding means

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