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Referring to the Suppression of Piracy and other Maritime Offences (SPOMO) Act, which he signed into law in June 2019, the President said, “I am confident that the project, which provides a robust maritime security architecture, will enhance maritime domain awareness capability and improve law enforcement action.”

Preparatory to the launch, the Maritime Security Unit (MSU) of the Deep Blue Project, comprising personnel from the Nigerian Navy, Nigerian Army, Nigerian Air Force, Nigeria Police and Department of State Services, will conduct simulation exercises for the event on the land, air and sea assets of the project to confirm their readiness for full deployment.

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala-Usman, disclosed this on Tuesday in Lagos after a meeting with the Executive Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, led by the Director General Dr. Bashir Jamoh, at the Agency’s Headquarters in Lagos.