President Muhammadu Buhari has lamented a surge in insecurity within African waterways, specifically within the Gulf of Guinea.
Buhari noted that the development required collaborative efforts among stakeholders to tackle. He spoke at the International Maritime Conference in Onne, Rivers State, as part of the sixty sixth anniversary of the Nigerian Navy.
Represented by the Minister of Defence, Major General. Bashir Magashi (retired ) ,Buhari lauded the efforts of the Nigerian Navy, noting that the efforts have brought about a decline in sea piracy and ultimately delisting of Nigeria from the International Maritime Bureau of piracy list since March 2022.