The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Emmanuel Ogalla, has praised naval troops for their immense sacrifice, dedication, steadfastness, and loyalty in defence of the nation.
He made these remarks in a video message to troops on Monday, December 25, 2023, while congratulating them for making it this far into the year.
CONS said, “Let me, on behalf of officers, ratings, and civilian staff of the Nigerian Navy, acknowledge you, our gallant troops, for your immense sacrifice, dedication, steadfastness, and loyalty in defence of our fatherland.
“I greet your beloved families for their patience, perseverance, and unwavering support for you. Your service to our country is paramount to the general well-being and security of Nigeria and, indeed, of all its citizens.
“Let me assure you that the Nigerian Navy is committed to your welfare and the continuous provision and necessary materials and logistics for the successful execution of your assigned tasks.
“Know that the nation is strongly behind you, and above all, the Almighty God is your helper. Once again. I wish you, Fairwinds, a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year ahead, Nigerian Navy. Onward together.”