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COVID-19: Nigerian Navy suspends training of new recruits

The Nigerian Navy has disclosed that it has suspended the resumption for the training of its new recruits who are candidates of the Nigerian Navy Basic Training School, Batch 30, as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The Defence Headquarters, Abuja, stated this on Tuesday. It added that the candidates, who were successful in written examinations, were initially scheduled to commence training at the NNBTS, Onne, Port-Harcourt in Rivers State on Friday.

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The DMO Coordinator, Maj. Gen. John Enenche, said, “The Navy has suspended the resumption for the training of successful candidates of the Nigerian Navy Basic Training School Batch 30. Their resumption date is no longer feasible in view of the current national efforts at containing the spread of COVID-19.”