Breaking News
Translate

Defence minister, others inspect deep blue project facility in Benin

Kindly Share This Story:

Defence minister, others inspect deep blue project facility in Benin

Minister of Defence Bashir Magashi on Friday inspected the Deep Blue project also called the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure in Benin.

On the entourage of the Minister included the Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, Director-General Nigerian Maritime Administrstion and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Bashiru Jamoh, and Representatives of the Chief of the Air Staff, among others.

Speaking shortly after the inspection, Magashi said that the deep blue project was a maritime security project designed to tackle insecurity and secure maritime assets in the country.

READ ALSO: Defence ministry calls for effective inter-service cooperation among armed forces

“All the services are involved in the project, NIMASA and Ports Authority are also involved.

“Each of us will play roles to ensure that the security of our maritime is secured.

“The project can take off anytime from now.

“We have seen the hanger and the commander has assured us that the arrival of the special mission aircraft will not be a problem.

“So, the project can immediately take off,” he said.

Vanguard News Nigeria

Kindly Share This Story:
All rights reserved. This material and any other digital content on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from VANGUARD NEWS.

Disclaimer

Comments expressed here do not reflect the opinions of vanguard newspapers or any employee thereof.
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!