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Navy ship rescues 2 drowning Ghanaian fishermen

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 Navy ship rescues 2 drowning Ghanaian fishermen
Navy ship rescues 2 drowning Ghanaian fishermen

1 The Nigerian Navy (NN) Ship, (NNS) PROSPERITY, rescued two Ghanaian fishermen floating at sea on a yellow 20 litres gallon while on patrol about 10 nautical miles (nm) North-East of Dangote Quay on Aug. 2.
The Director of Information, Naval Headquarters, Commodore Adedotun Ayo-Vaughan, made this known in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

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2 According to him, the ship on sighting a man, altered course towards the position of the man and successfully recovered him.

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3 Subsequently, the 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.

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4 Ayo-Vaughan said that further investigations revealed that the rescued men were Ghanaian fishermen residing at Takwa Bay, Lagos State.

5 The director, however, added that the duo went fishing on July 31, but encountered a boat mishap at about 10p.

6 m same day.

7 “Sadly, they were said to have drowned before the remaining two were rescued by the ship,“ he said.

8 The service, however, wished to reiterate its commitment towards ensuring the security and safety of all seafarers in Nigeria’s maritime domain.

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NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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