Nigerian Navy commissions training school in Lagos equipped by US (photos)

Nigerian Navy commissions training school in Lagos equipped by US (photos)

- A maritime domain awareness training school in Apapa, Lagos state has been commissioned by the Nigerian Navy

- The school was commissioned on Thursday, March 14 alongside the opening ceremony of the multinational maritime exercise, Obangame Express 2019

- The grand training school was equipped by the United Nations Navy

The Nigerian Navy on Friday, March 15, commissioned the Maritime Domain Awareness Training School in Apapa, Lagos state.

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The commissioning ceremony of the school equipped by the United States Navy and the multinational maritime exercise, Obangame Express 2019 was attended by senior leaders from the US Africa Command, representatives of maritime forces from the Gulf of Guinea, Europe, North and South America, regional and international groups.

The school was commissioned by Consul General Bray, Rear Admiral Heidi Berg, and the Nigerian Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibas.

Nigerian Navy commissions training school in Lagos equipped by US (photos)

The training school was commissioned by the Nigerian Navy (Photo credit: US Embassy in Nigeria)
Source: UGC

Nigerian Navy commissions training school in Lagos equipped by US (photos)

The maritime domain awareness training school in Apapa, Lagos was equipped by the US Navy (Photo credit: US Embassy in Nigeria)
Source: UGC

Nigerian Navy commissions training school in Lagos equipped by US (photos)

The school was commissioned by Consul General Bray, Rear Admiral Heidi Berg, and the Nigerian Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibas (Photo credit: US Embassy in Nigeria)
Source: UGC

Nigerian Navy commissions training school in Lagos equipped by US (photos)

The commissioning of the school was done alongside the opening of the multinational maritime exercise, Obangame Express 2019 (Photo credit: US Embassy in Nigeria)
Source: UGC

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Obangame Express is a strategy by the US Africa command and US Naval Forces, Europe-Africa to provide collaborative opportunities among African forces and international partners that address maritime security concerns. The exercise, hosted by the Nigerian Navy, will run from Thursday, March 14 to Friday, March 22.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the Nigerian Navy had commenced the recruitment of interested Nigerians into the service for the year 2019.

The Navy director of information, Commodore Suleman Dahun, announced this in a statement on Sunday, January 29, in Abuja. He said interested members of the public are requested to apply online at www.joinnigeriannavy.com .

Dahun said applicants must possess a minimum of five credits in not more than two sittings in WASSCE/SSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB (English and Mathematics inclusive).

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