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Nigerian Navy Rescues Two Ghanaian Fishermen

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The Nigerian Navy says its Operatives while on patrol at the Nigerian Navy Ship has rescued two Ghanaian fishermen residing at Takwa Bay, Lagos.

Commodore AO Ayo-Vaughan, Director Information, Nigerian Navy Spokesperson made this known in a statement issued.

The statement said “Nigerian Navy (NNS) ‘Prosperity’ while on patrol about 10 nautical miles (nm) North East of Dangote Quay on 2 August 2022, sighted a man floating at sea on a yellow 20 litres gallon.

“Accordingly, the ship altered course towards the position of the man and successfully recovered him.”

The statement maintained that rescued man revealed that a second person was involved. As such, the ship proceeded to the position of the second man and safely recovered him as well.

Acccording to the statement, further investigations revealed that the rescued men were Ghanaian fishermen residing at Takwa Bay, Lagos.

It explained that the rescued men went to fishing on Sunday 31 July,  2022 but encountered a boat mishap at about 10pm same day. Sadly, 2 of them were said to have drowned before the remaining two were rescued by NNS PROSPERITY.

“The Nigerian Navy wishes to reiterate its commitment towards ensuring the security and safety of all seafarers in Nigeria’s maritime domain.”

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