Delta Coast Guard?

Ongoing attacks highlight security holes despite multiple enforcement agencies in region.

Groups seek establishment of Coast Guards to tackle piracy in Bayelsa creeks

Two civil society groups have advocated a new approach to boosting maritime security in Bayelsa waterways.

Worried by the incessant killings of security personnel and civilians on the state’s waterways, the groups, , Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) and the Environmental Right Action (ERA), demanded the establishment of coast guards to police waterways, particularly in areas not adequately policed by security agencies.

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