Nigeria: Stolen Nigerian Vessel Handed Back

The Cameroon Navy arrested the vessel in their waters last November 2016

A Nigerian vessel, “Sarkim Baka” that disappeared from Lagos on June 30, 2016 and was arrested in the Cameroonian waters on November 26, 2016 was on June 14, 2017 handed over to Nigerian authorities. The Nigerian nationals who stole the ship are under security custody in Cameroon given that they are said to have gotten involved with some Cameroonians in mischievous acts.

The Governor of the South West Region, Bernard Okalia Bilai who represented the Cameroonian government at a ceremony in the Limbe Council hall exchanged handing over documents with Nigeria’s Okeke Christian, head of the Political and Economic Department at the Nigerian Consulate General in Buea.

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