Nigerian Navy Warns Against Illegal Maritime Security Agencies

Shipping reminded to only use legitimate security providers. 
By Bassey Inyang
The Nigerian Navy on Friday in Calabar issued stern warning to organisations operating in the maritime industry to stop patronising with illegal maritime security agencies.
The Navy issued the warning when the Akwa Ibom state oil and gas monitoring and implementation committee paid a courtesy call to the Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Eastern Naval Command (ENC), Rear Admiral James Oluwole, at the Command Headquarters in Calabar.
Speaking during the event, the FOC, who was  represented by the Chief Staff Officer, ENC, Rear Admiral Obi Ofodile, stated that organisations should be wary of those parading themselves as maritime security agencies without legal backing from the Federal Government as listed in Nigerian Constitution.
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