Nigerian Rear Admiral: Gulf Guinea safe for business

Police, others plan taskforce to curb militancy, piracy in S’South

By Anietie Akpan

IN an effort to address the reported cases of militancy and sea pirates attacks in the South-South region, the Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG), Zone 6 Command, Mr. Tunde Ogunsakin, in collaboration with three states, the Navy, Airforce and Department of State Security (DSS) is to set up a special taskforce to combat this scourge.

Meanwhile, the Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Eastern Naval Command, Rear Admiral Henry Babalola, has declared the Gulf Guinea safe for business.

To achieve this, the AIG at the weekend in Calabar hosted three deputy governors and security chiefs within his jurisdiction to plan the new strategy.

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Source: http://www.ngrguardiannews.com

Maritime Security News:
The Gulf of Guinea is now safe? That’s good to know… Not sure where they’re getting their intelligence from, but the statistics tell a somewhat different story if you’re crew on a merchant ship or work offshore.

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