Why Nigerian Navy budget should not be undermined – Ete-Ibas


By Joseph Erunke
ABUJA-THE Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ete-Ibas, yesterday, told the National Assembly not to undermine the budget estimate of the Nigerian Navy pending before it for approval.

Vice Admiral Ibok Ibas

Ete-Ibas said non approval of estimated budget of the servie had grave consequence for the country as it would spend heavier sums of money to contain security, especially within its maritime environments.

To this end, the Naval chief tasked the National Assembly to look into the budget of the Nigerian Navy from patriotic point of view and appropriately approve same for the service to adequately contain security threats in the country’s maritime areas.

Speaking when he received members of the House of Representatives Committee on Navy, led by its Chairman, Hon.Abdussamad Dasuki, on oversight assignment at the Naval Headquarters, Ete-Ibas, said the…

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