U.S. trains Nigerian Navy officers on counterterrorism

U.S. trains Nigerian Navy officers on counterterrorism

Twenty-six officers of the Nigerian Navy are currently receiving training from the United States Marine Raiders on maritime security, field medical training and counterterrorism.

The U.S. mission in Nigeria, which tweeted the details on Wednesday, said the training, which is currently ongoing at Ojo, Lagos State, is part of the enduring security partnership between the United States and Nigeria.

According to the embassy, the training is part of the annual Joint Combined Exercise and Training between the U.S. and Nigerian Special Forces.

It said the training also demonstrates the close security relationship between Nigeria and the United States.

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