Metro "There is Nothing to Fear"- Navy Assures Nigerians of Total Protection on Waterways



The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Usman Jubril, on Saturday said the Nigerian Navy remained committed to its role of defending the country’s territorial waters.

Jubril gave the assurance at the10-kilometre quarterly route march for officers and ratings of the Nigerian Navy in Abuja.

``The public should understand that we are ready to defend them and we are keeping fit to defend them. There is nothing to fear.

``The route march is to ensure that the personnel of the navy are physically fit for the job which the country had employed them to do.

``We keep fit for the sea; we keep fit for all exercises on land,’’ Jubril, represented by Rear Adm. Duke Osuofa, Navy Secretary, said.

The CNS, who said he was impressed on the turnout, pointed out that the keep fit was important for officers and ratings.

He said throughout the exercise no causality was recorded, stressing that it was a sign that the personnel were all fit for the job.