President Muhammadu Buhari commends Nigeria Navy for improving maritime security, prompting delisting of Nigeria from countries affected by sea pirates.

Written by on May 31, 2022

President Muhammadu Buhari commended the Nigeria Navy for improving maritime security in the nation’s waters, prompting the delisting of Nigeria from countries affected by sea pirates.

Buhari, represented by the Minister of Defence, Major-General Bashir Magashi (rtd.) expressed delight with the development while addressing participants at the International Maritime Conference held in Onne, Rivers.

The conference with was organised by the Nigeria Navy to commemorate its 66th anniversary.

Reports says that the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) had on March 3 removed Nigeria from its sea piracy list.

The president said the country was able to exit the list through the collaborative efforts of the Nigeria Navy.

AMEEN         KANTIYOK


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