The Nigerian Navy has revealed that some of its senior officers are on good terms and conniving with oil thieves and maritime criminals to sabotage the economy of the nation.
Vice Admiral A.Z. Gambo, Chief of Naval Staff during the decoration ceremony of newly promoted senior officers of the Nigerian Navy on Thursday, December 30 warned that any act of collusion with criminals or sabotage of measures emplaced to checkmate illegalities would be met with stiff sanctions in accordance with the law of the land.
“While there are significant achievements in the fight against these maritime crimes, there is a pocket of personnel still colluding with criminals to sabotage these efforts.”
“Your ingenuity, resourcefulness and integrity will be required as senior officers of your navy to reposition the Service in order to discharge its constitutional role for the security and prosperity of Nigeria.”