Ibok-Ete Ibas, Chief Of Naval Staff
Ibok-Ete Ibas, Chief Of Naval Staff

The Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, has called for improved synergy between the Nigerian Navy and the Cameroonian Navy at the level of operations.

Navy Director of Information, Commodore Suleman Dahun, made this known in a statement in Abuja.

Ibas made the call during a bilateral meeting with the Cameroonian Chief of Naval Staff Rear Admiral Jean Mendoua, on the sidelines of the recent Global Maritime Security Conference in Abuja.

He stressed the need for enhanced interaction between Naval Bases in Douala and Limbe in Cameroon and NNS VICTORY and JUBILEE in Calabar and Ikot Abasi in Nigeria

He said that such level of interaction would check incidences of sea robbery, smuggling and kidnapping in the maritime domain between both countries.

He requested for access to weekly security reports from the Interregional Coordination Centre in Yaounde.