Nigeria, Others Sign MoU To Check Crime In Gulf of Guinea
As part of efforts to stem insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea, Nigeria has agreed to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with three other African countries in the region, even though most crimes in the area are not carried out in the Nigerian waters. The three countries are Cameroon, Benin, and Equatorial Guinea.
Briefing newsmen in Calabar at the weekend, immediately after addressing officers and ratings during his maiden visit to the Eastern Naval Command, Calabar, the Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awaal Gambo said:
“We have just begun the Obangame Exercise with the friends of Gulf of Guinea, the countries in the Gulf of Guinea Commission as well as other international partners like the U.S., France, and Britain.