Naval Chief commends IGP over acquisition of five new gun boats to secure waterways


The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba,  on Friday 9th December, 2022, was in Lagos for the commissioning of projects that have been successfully completed by his administration.

Amongst the newly commissioned projects are 5 New operational gun boats acquired by the IGP for patrols and response to emergencies on internal waterways.


The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo, the Special Guest of Honour at the commissioning, who was accompanied by the IGP to the commissioning venue at Police Marine Office, Victoria Island, Lagos, commended the Inspector-General of Police for his special focus on acquisition of operational hardware for the Nigeria Police Force, noting that it is a worthy legacy that will effectively improve the operational capacity and capability of the Nigeria Police.

The CNS, Awwal Gambo, further assured the IGP and the Police family of the Navy’s support in all areas most especially on the  safety of inland waterways in Nigeria and adequate protection of lives and property of Nigerians.


The Inspector-General of Police assured of the continuous commitment of his administration to upgrading the operational assets of the Nigeria Police Force while he emphasized the importance of dedicated synergy to successfully stamping out crimes and criminality in the country.

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