Awwal Zubairu Gambo, the Chief of Naval Staff has approved the establishment of a Naval Base in the hinter state of Kano, where he is from.
The Vice Admiral disclosed this in Kano during his visit to the state Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.
“Your Excellency I am glad to inform you that, the Nigerian Naval Board, has approved the establishment of Naval Base in Kano. Which falls among other Naval Bases approved by the Board in some selected states. We are equally thankful to His Excellency’s effort and support, by allocating 100 hectares of land for our new Naval Base in the state.”
He added, “We have already appointed the Acting Commander of the Base, who is Captain Muhammad Abubakar Alhassan. Who should, henceforth, be part of the security architecture of the state.”
He said that when the Base has been established, ” it will contribute to showcase the effort of the Nigerian Navy for keeping the nation as one indivisible nation.”
On his part, Ganduje said, “Your choice of Kano shows how confident you are concerning the security and safety of the state. It also tells others that Kano is safe, secured and peaceful.”