The Nigerian Navy has inducted 57 new officers to join its fight against crude oil theft, sea piracy in the Niger Delta and insurgency in the North East, an official said.
Dan-Ali gave the assurance on Monday in Lagos while inaugurating 16 patrol vessels, which would be deployed to patrol and police key oil installations within the nation’s maritime domain.
The Chief of Naval Staff, who disclosed this during a news conference on Tuesday in Abuja, said the faculties are include: Arts and Social Sciences, Management Sciences and Science.
Ibas made the call during the graduation of 174 Junior Officers Course 85 at the Armed Forces Command and Staff College Jaji in Kaduna.
Tony Attah, MD/CEO, Nigeria LNG; and Vice Admiral I.E. Ibas, Chief of Naval Staff, at the 62nd Nigerian Navy Week and 2018 International Maritime Conference on Thursday at the Main Auditorium, Naval Dockyard, Victoria Island, Lagos State.
The medical Rhapsody and free community services are part of the activities lined up for the event which commenced on May 23.
The naval chief disclosed this at a news conference on Tuesday in Abuja as part of activities to mark Navy’s 62nd anniversary celebration taking place between May 23 and June 1.
The Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Adm. Ibok-Ete Ibas, made the appeal at the inauguration of the Nigerian Navy Officers’ reconstructed Quarters in Abuja.
He attributed the feat over the years to the acquisition platforms and the adoption of local maintenance strategy.
Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, disclosed this at the 2017 budget performance and 2018 budget defence session before members of the House of Representatives Committee on Navy.
Receiving the licence, the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, expressed delight at the presentation of the document to the service university.
The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice-Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, disclosed this while on inspection tour of the Nigerian Navy Ship Pathfinder and other naval formations in Port Harcourt on Friday.