By Desmond Ejibas
The Nigerian Navy has reiterated its dedication to rid the Niger Delta, in specific, and the nation in total, of the activities of grievous oil thieves and pipeline vandals.
Rear Adm. Olusola Oluwagbire, Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Jap Naval Teach (ENC), gave the peace of mind for the length of his maiden inspection of facilities on the Nigeria Navy Ship (NNS) Pathfinder in Port Harcourt.
He acknowledged that the navy had increased its efforts to strive against unlawful oil bunkering thru a differ of operations, in conjunction with a 24-hour daily patrol of creeks and waterways.
“This we’re doing in response to the vision to be essentially the most operational naval expose all the way in which thru the field.
“We in the ENC are doing all that we can to ascertain that that the mandate given to us by the Chief of Naval Workers, Vice Adm. Awwal Gambo, is in a roundabout way fulfilled. So, felony parts can hang to steer particular of the ENC condominium of accountability as we’re fight ready to confront them, smoke them out and roost them,” he stated.
Oluwagbire stated his operational tour of NNS Pathfinder aimed to assessment the condition of facilities on the bottom as neatly as interact with officers and rankings of the expose.
“To this point, I’m impressed with the investments and efforts that the commander of NNS Pathfinder, Commodore Suleiman Ibrahim, is hanging into the bottom.
“There are many projects and upgrades of facilities ongoing in the bottom.
“So, I earn no longer hang any doubt in my mind that going by the poke and motivation of work, the commander will complete the projects,” he added.
The FOC called on the public to provide precious knowledge to the expose to lend a hand the arrest of felony parts in the expose’s condominium of accountability.
Highlights of the tour incorporated the inspection of the bottom jetty, quarters and a golf membership centre present process rehabilitation, amongst other projects.