Nigerian Navy chief warns criminals
Navy chief warns criminals in Nigeria’s territorial waters
By PHILIP NWOSU
Nigerian Navy has warned pirates and other criminal elements operating within the coast of West Africa to desist or come under the hammer of a combined force of the sub-regional navies.
The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Usman Jibrin, who handed down the warning, said criminals, who failed to heed the advice should be prepared to contend with the firepower of the security forces.
The CNS made the assertion at a cultural night ceremony at the Headquarters of Eastern Naval Command, Calabar to mark the end of a two-day meeting of the chiefs of naval staff/heads of gendarmerie of ECOWAS Maritime Pilot Zone E countries that took place recently at Transcorp Hotel in Calabar.
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