More calls for Nigeria piracy law

Still hard to believe legislation isn’t in place.

Law to combat maritime crime necessary, say stakeholders

MARITIME Law Enforcement Agencies (MLEA) have unanimously urged the Federal Government to provide for a law to back Harmonised Standard Operating Procedure (HSOP) for combatting maritime crimes and attendant environmental degradation.

This was contained in a communique after a seminar on ‘Inter-Agency Cooperation, Panacea for Degradation of the Maritime Environment’ held as part of Module for Naval Warfare Course 2 of the Naval War College, Nigeria, in Ubima, Ikwerre Local Government Area, Rivers State.

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