FG To Launch Maritime Security In June- Amaechi


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President Muhammadu Buhari would launch the Maritime Security Project by June, in Lagos. The  Minister of Transportation,  Rotimi Amaechi has announced.

Amaechi made  this known on  Monday  when the Belgium Ambassador to Nigeria, Daniel Bertrand , paid him a courtesy visit in Abuja .

The minister said “the Crisis in the Maritime Sector is the maritime Insecurity and its more complex than the world knows” but the Federal Government has come up with a solution and it is ready to take off. The Navy, Police, Army and State Security Service are involved.

According to the Amaechi, if it is successful, in the near future there will be improvement in the Maritime security, then other countries in the Gulf of the Guinea can adopt it, adding that “75% or 65% of crime comes from our water and if we are able to eliminate it then we will be making a lot of progress”.

“If you are in the air, you see what is happening in the water, you are inside the water, you will be able to respond, the helicopter has the capacity to drop in the Naval men when they see anything suspicious”, He said.

Speaking further, he stated that he will be glad to partner and share information with anyone who wants information for the purpose of securing the Gulf of the Guinea.

Earlier, the Belgium Ambassador presented a letter to the Minister requesting for the support of the Nigerian government for the Belgium candidate for the position at the International Maritime Organization.

Bertrand in statement by the Assistant Director Press and Public Relations Anastasia Ogbonna, also mentioned that they have observed with keen interest what is happening in the Gulf of Guinea and would like to be of assistance and give support to the implementation of the maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea.


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