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Nigerian Navy to establish base in Kano

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Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan is a graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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The Chief of Naval Staff, Awwal Zubairu-Gambo, has commended Kano State Government for allocating land for Naval Base in the state.

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Mr Zubairu-Gambo gave the commendation when he visited Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje  at the Government House, Kano on Wednesday.

He said the Nigerian Navy has conducted medical outreach in the state to prepare the ground for “Influence Operations”.

Mr Zubairu-Gambo said the Naval Board had approved the establishment of two other bases in Imo and Lagos States.

The Naval Chief said the bases would boost the efforts of the Nigerian Armed Forces in keeping the country as one indivisible nation.

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Mr Ganduje said that the establishment of the base and the hosting of the Chief of Naval Staff Annual Conference of the  in the state, was a clear indication that the state was peaceful.

“We thank you for making Nigerians believe that Kano is peaceful.

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“There is full cooperation and synergy between security agencies working in the state.

“With the establishment of the base, Nigerian Navy will also be part of the security system in the state.

“Whenever we have a meeting, we will also invite the Navy to participate fully in contributing to the security situation in the state,” he said.

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