The Federal Department of Fisheries is to acquire two patrol boats that will help to curtail the menace of illegal fishing in Nigeria, especially by Chinese fishing firms.
The patrol boat are also expected to provide security to genuine fishing companies operating in the nation’s territorial waters.
The acquisition may not be un to the arrest of some Chinese owned trawlers in Lagos over alleged illegal fishing.
The Department also hinted that the patrol vessels would monitor the Nigerian water space against unreported, unregulated and illegal fishing in Nigerian waters.
Taiwo Are, a Senior Fisheries Officer (SFO) of the department gave the hint recently during the AMUM BUNENG exercise carried out by the Western Command of the Nigerian Navy to keep ships and bases fit for effective security.
Are, who represented the Department as an observer in the NN Unity vessel, told journalists that the exercise would help to address the challenges of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing on Nigerian waters.
Share this article
BREAKTHROUGH NATURAL CURE FOR PROSTATE ISSUES IN JUST 15 DAYS!!! You Can Prevent PROSTATE CANCER!!!
Your PROSTATE ENLARGEMENT Is REVERSIBLE!!! Don’t Let It Threaten You!
To SHRINK And NORMALIZE Your PROSTATE Within 15 Days Without Surgery Or Chemical Drugs, Click Here!!!
Send DTM to 4900 (MTN) or DTM to 655 (Etisalat) for regular updates and more
Complain about a story or Report an error and/or correction: +2348189301900
DISCLAIMER: Comments on this thread are that of the maker and they do not necessarily reflect the organizations stand or views on issues.