Friday 17 March 2023

Article on the Nigerian Navy in The Punch Newspaper from March 1980



The Chief of the Naval Staff Vice Admiral Michael Ayinde Adelanwa left Lagos on Saturday for Calabar to begin his annual inspection tour of naval projects and establishments in the Eastern Naval Command.

He was accompanied by the Director of Supply, Naval Headquarters, Captain E.O.A. Makinde; Director of Medical Services, Surg-Captain M.O. Sojirin; Director of Marine Engineering, Naval Headquarters; Captain Samuel Bitrus Atukum; the Director of Naval Projects and Acquisitions, Captain E.A. Archibong; Staff Officer (Training), Lieutenant-Commander P.O. Ayeni; and the Naval Public Relations Officer, Naval Headquarters, Lieutenant J.O. Pearse.

The Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Adelanwa will later pay a similar visit to Western Naval Command and Flotilla Command.

The tour will last for a week.

Source: The Punch, Monday, March 17th, 1980 (Page 7).

© Adeyinka Makinde (2023).

Adeyinka Makinde is a writer based in London, England.

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