The Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas has advocated committed collaboration and cooperation among security agencies to tackle the security challenges facing the country.
Vice Admiral Ibas made the remarks at the Mogadishu Military Cantonment, Abuja, shortly after participating in the Third Quarter Route March of the Nigerian Navy.
He said the collaborations of the military and other security agencies have become imperative to overcome the nation’s security problems.
Vice Admiral Ibas explained that the march was being organized to sustain the physical and mental fitness of personnel towards an enhanced operational and combat readiness.
The Chief of the Naval Staff, represented by the Chief of Standard and Safety, Nigerian Navy Headquarters, Rear Admiral Timothy Dakwat said the Navy remains a dependable partner in conjunction with other sister services and security agencies in the effort to maintain territorial integrity and enforce internal security.
He said the successful conduct of the march demonstrated that the Navy would continue to meet up with its constitutional responsibilities in collaboration with other security agencies for enhanced national security and nation building.
Vice Admiral Ibas added that “as a willing partner in ensuring the restoration of internal security the Nigerian Navy would continue to support our democracy by remaining loyal, committed and dedicated to the service of the fatherland”.