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Only physically fit personnel can secure Nigeria – Navy

By Inemesit Akpan-Nsoh, Uyo
09 December 2018   |   4:52 am
The Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Naval Command, Rear Adm. David Adeniran has said that personnel of the Command must be physically fit...

The Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Naval Command, Rear Adm. David Adeniran has said that personnel of the Command must be physically fit to withstand the rigour of securing the nation.

The Admiral made the remark yesterday, during the official opening ceremony of the Eastern Naval Command Intra-Command Sports Championship holding in Uyo, Akwa Ibom.

Represented by Chief Staff Officer, Rear Adm. Abraham Adeji, the flag officer said: “The Command’s engagement in this championship will enhance personnel’s physical fitness, mental alertness and also foster good sportsmanship among units in the Command and other invited security agencies.

“The building of this relationship will enhance synergy and collaboration for better national security and cohesion in terms of information sharing among security agencies. You must note that it is only physically fit personnel that can withstand the rigours of securing the nation.”

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