Nigerian Navy Sets Up New School
Plans are underway by the Nigerian Navy in collaboration with the Niger State government to establish a Naval college in Shagunu, Borgu local govt area of the State.
The representative of the Chief of Naval Staff, Commodore Olu Bankole made this known while briefing newsmen in Minna.
Commodore Bankole said the team was in the state on the directive of the Chief of Naval Staff to inspect the community where the Naval College will be located.
He explained that when established, the college would improve the socio economic activities in the area.
Commodore Bankole maintained that the process would improve maritime security in the state.
Shagunu community where the Naval College is to be located is one with great potential in irrigation farming.
The community which is along River NIger in Borgu Local Government Area of Niger State, is about fifty four kilometers and stretches all to Niger Republic.
BY RITA DURUMI/NIGER