Four warships, which have recently been delivered to the Nigerian Navy, will be commissioned tomorrow, Thursday, February 19.
These vessels are NNS Centenary, NNS Okpabana, NNS Prosperity and NNS Sagbama. The Commissioning Ceremony will be performed by the President, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, His Excellency, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan GCFR at the Naval Dockyard Ltd, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The acquisition is a landmark achievement for the Nigerian Navy and the Federal Government. This is the first time in Nigerian Navy’s history that a simultaneous Commissioning Ceremony for 4 capital warships is organized.
With these vessels the Nigerian Navy will enhance its ongoing and acknowledged efforts at improving security in the nation’s maritime environment.
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