FG, others strategize to tackle oil theft, piracy in Gulf of Guinea


By Victoria Ojeme

The Federal Government and other member-countries of the Gulf of Guinea Commission (GGC) have renewed their efforts to tackle the enormous challenges facing the Gulf of Guinea such as oil theft, sea piracy, human trafficking, drug trafficking, armed robbery and other illicit activities in the Gulf of Guinea.


Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who was elected the new chairman of the GGC, gave this indication while making his remarks during the 4th Assembly of the Heads of States and Government of the member countries of the GGC in Abuja on Thursday with the theme “A vibrant Gulf of Guinea Region for Sustainable Development”

Osinbajo, who represented President Muhammadu Buhari in the meeting said the GGC is at a critical moment following the escalation crisis in the Gulf of Guinea since the commission was established by the Treaty signed in…

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