Navy to mark 59th anniversary with sea trip

The Western Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy in Lagos on Monday said it would mark its 59th anniversary with a sea trip and public access to its ships.

This is contained in a press release signed by the Command’s spokesperson, Lt. Com. Abdusallam Sanni, and made available to newsmen.

It quoted the Flag Officer Commanding, Rear Adm. Jonathan Ango, as saying that the celebration would involve a sea trip and public access to ships.

“Members of the public, including friends of the navy, are invited to avail themselves of this opportunity to understand the workings of the Navy as well as celebrating with the Nigerian Navy.

“Interested members of the public who wish to participate in the sea trip are expected to be at the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) BEECROFT, at the Naval Base, Apapa, or Naval Dockyard Ltd., on Victoria Island Jetties on Thursday, May 28, by 8:30 a.m.

“In addition, the ships of the Nigerian Navy on the same day would be opened to visitors from 8:30am to 6:00pm,” it said.

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