The drill was part of continuous efforts to safeguard the nation’s maritime resources and oil infrastructure within its area of responsibility in the Niger Delta region, Rear Admiral Apochi Suleiman, Flag Officer Commanding of the Central Naval Command (CNC) told reporters in southern Rivers State.

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Nigeria navy
Suleiman urged officers and men to show commitment and charged them to maintain the shooting range safety guidelines and adhere to the instructions to benefit maximally from the exercise.

Suleiman, who also participated in the drill, said the training was to enhance the proficiency of personnel in handling small fire arms.

The Flag Officer told his audience that to underscore the importance of the training to the operations of the command, all the officers had been divided into three groups to take turns in the exercise scheduled to end on Dec. 4.

A total of 760 personnel will participate in the exercise. Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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