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Navy@63: Naval chief calls for sober reflection on insecurity

From left, The National leader of Naval Officers Wives Association , Mrs. Theresa Ibsa; The Chief of Naval Staff, Ibok – Ete Ibas; Representative of head of safeguard staff, Rear naval commander Obed Ngalabak and Representative of head of armed force staff, Major General JGK Nyam amid the 63rd Nigeria naval force commemoration festivities between denominational Church administration in Abuja. Photograph: Ikechukwu Ibe.

The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Labs, has called for calm reflection and supplications over the present security challenges in the nation.

He talked on Sunday in Abuja amid the 2019 Navy Week Interdenominational Church Service as a component of the exercises arranged for the 63rd commemoration festivity of the Nigerian Navy.

Ad “It is trite that events, for example, this likewise call for calm reflection and supplications for our country, especially notwithstanding overwhelming security challenges right now.

“As individuals from the military, we should stand joined together and prepared to give our all in help of the Federal Government’s push to go up against the ebb and flow national security dangers, paying little heed to where it happens; adrift or ashore,” he said.

Ad He said it is the consecrated obligation of the military to keep on shielding the nation, taking note of that, “obviously, with such solid determination, penance and solidarity of direction, the ebb and flow difficulties would before long be a relic of times gone by.

” He called for supplications for individuals from the military, conveyed crosswise over different territories and condition to verify the country, saying “We ask that the Almighty God secure, guide and allow them triumph and achievement in their different activities.

” He likewise appealed to God for the individuals who have paid the incomparable penance inside the previous year; “We request that the Almighty God concede their spirits serene rest.

” He said the Navy had made new augmentations to its armada, with the enlistment of a few Seward Defense Boats, Riverine Patrol Boats and the development of capital boats and airship expected to join the fleet soon.

He further said the Navy as of late dispatched its Reference Hospital in Calabar, the Admiralty University of Nigeria and consummation of NNS Beecroft Jetty.