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We ensured security during March 28 polls —Navy

Lagos — The Western Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy, NN, yesterday, expressed satisfaction with its security arrangements for protecting Nigerian waters during the presidential and National Assembly polls.

The spokesman of the command, Lt. Commander Abdusalam Sanni, made the assertion while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, in Lagos.

He said the Nigerian Navy had adequate manpower that patrolled the sea to support the Nigerian Police Force in ensuring safety during the  elections.

“We did what we were supposed to do as regards the Nigerian waters to secure it from any illegalities.

“As a matter of fact, no arrest was made by the command during the elections because we made sure the waters were safe due to the patrols we carried out.

“We started our patrol even before the election period and we made sure the waters were safe, even up till the election day and till now,” he said.

Sanni also told NAN that the command had deployed their gun boats and ships to ensure that the governorship and House of Assembly elections go smoothly, crime- and hitch-free.

“The waters will be safe for the upcoming elections just as we have ensured its safety for the presidential and National Assembly elections,” he said.



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