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Navy trains 40 officials on inland water policing
Posted By: Precious Igbonwelundu
The Nigeria Navy (NN) has initiated a Basic Marine Operations Course (BMOC) for 40 marine police officers.
The 12-week course, according to the Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Naval Training Command (NAVTRAC) Rear Admiral Adeniyi Osinowo, was structured to better equip the police on weapon handling and effective policing of inland waters against pipeline vandals, kidnappers and armed robbers who use the water as an escape route.
Inaugurating the course, Osinowo said requisite skills that will promote proficiency in the participants will be imparted.
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