UK to support Nigerian maritime security

HMS Iron Duke visit offers opportunity for training and regional cooperation. 

Britain pledges support for Nigeria in promoting maritime security

Written by NAN

THE British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Dr Andrew Pocock, on Wednesday said his government was ready to support Nigeria in providing security in the Gulf of Guinea.

Pocock made this known in Lagos at a news conference on board “HMS IRON DUKE”, a visiting British War Ship.

“Britain is a friend to Nigeria and is ready to support Nigeria in ensuring that activities of piracy and other illegal activities in the Gulf of Guinea are tackled.

“The security of Nigeria in the Gulf of Guinea matters profoundly to the British Government.”

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