Why Buhari Government Is Establishing A Naval Base In Landlocked Kano State—Navy Reacts To Public Criticism

The Nigerian Navy has mentioned it is going to set up a base in landlocked Kano state as a result of the state can be residence to the Nigerian Navy Logistics College, which is predicted to be established quickly.

This defence got here following numerous criticisms that greeted its choice to website a base in a landlocked state, with many Southern Nigerians describing the transfer as an agenda by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led authorities to place nationwide tasks within the North, his area, in any respect price, even when they don’t seem to be helpful there.

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The Navy spokesperson, Suleman Dahun, in an announcement, mentioned the choice is strategic and aimed toward decongesting its presence in Lagos State. 

He added that every one naval institutions and items are known as bases irrespective their bodily location.

He mentioned, “The navy board not too long ago authorized the institution of three new naval bases in Lekki, Oguta and Kano. Out of those three places, the choice to website a base in Kano has elicited debates and commentaries within the public.

“The base in Kano is meant to be residence of the newly created Nigerian Navy Logistics College. For the advantage of doubt and the studying public, the Nigerian Navy is at the moment concerned in numerous inside safety operations past its main maritime safety roles.

“Aside from serving as a coaching institution for Nigerian Navy logisticians, the bottom will even assist NN operations within the hinterland.

“Members of the general public are requested to notice that the Nigerian Navy took a strategic choice to decongest its presence in Lagos space by increasing to different places apart from Lagos, Calabar, Warri and Port Harcourt.

“This choice led to the institution of the Nigerian Navy Finance and Logistics College in Owerrinta, Abia State, Nigerian Navy School of Armament Technology in Kachia, Kaduna in addition to the School of Health Sciences in Offa, Kwara state.”

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Why Buhari Government Is Establishing A Naval Base In Landlocked Kano State—Navy Reacts To Public Criticism

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