Managing Director NPA, Habib. Abdullahi and the Flag Officer Commanding Western
Naval Command, Rear Admiral JKZ Ango
Mallam Habib Abdullahi has assured the Nigerian Navy of the Authority’s cooperation
and support in its fight against piracy and other maritime crimes in the nation’s
Manager, Public Affairs of the NPA, Mr Musa Iliya, made available to newsmen in
assurance while receiving the new Flag Officer Commanding, Western Naval
Command of the Nigerian Navy, Rear Admiral JKZ Ango, who paid him a courtesy
visit in his office in Lagos on Tuesday, February 10, 2015
designated Authority responsible for security at the Nation’s ports, it had the responsibility for collaborating
with the Nigerian Navy, Marine Police and other security agencies, in order to
ensure the safety of the channels for smooth navigation in compliance with
International Ships and Ports Security [ISPS] Code.
assisting the Nigerian Navy, since such assistance was mutually beneficial to
collaboration would further boost the contributions of the maritime industry to
the nation’s economy.
for the Nigerian Navy earlier made by the FOC, Abdullahi said that the Authority was prepared to enter
into partnership with the Navy after all required consultations must havebeen
thanked the Managing Director for his assistance to the Nigerian Navy over the
years, and that his visit to the Managing Director was part of his
familiarisation tour of maritime agencies within the Western Naval Command.
expressed the gratitude of the Nigerian Navy for the donation of patrol boats
to the Navy in 2014, and solicited cooperation of the NPA in the continuous
maintenance of the boats.
Western Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy on December 2014. Before then, he
was the Chief of Staff of the Command.
Officer, Commodore Amo Sunmola, Command Intelligence officer, Captain PE Meteke
and other naval officers.