The Nigerian Headquarters has released the names of 43 of its personnel who allegedly deserted their duty post without official permission.
In a circular displayed at the Navy Headquarters in Abuja, with photographs, the circular appealed to the public with useful information that could lead to the arrest of the deserting officers.
The circular also mandated all navy personnel with information on the whereabouts of the 43 officers to arrest them or be treated as an accomplice.
Although no reason was given for the disappearance of the officers, sources confided in Fedredsnews that most of the deserted officers were serving on Naval Vessels and ship on foreign missions and absconded when the ship berthed in countries in Europe.
The circular read, “above are the Nigerian Navy Personnel who have deserted from Service recently. Accordingly, you are please requested to assist in providing useful information that will lead to their arrest or you may apprehend any one of them when seen and handover to the nearest Nigerian Navy base or security station”.
It also provided contact telephone numbers, where information relating to the movement of the wanted Officers.
The deserted Officers include L.O Chiegboka (SVC NN/3764. Ship: NOP Lake Chad), O.S. Itodo (SVC 5872F. Ship: NNH Warri), Anthony E.S. (SVC 18870. Ship: NNS Delta), Yusuf A. (SVC X15018. Ship: NNS Partfinder) Brown I.E (SVC X15545. Ship: NNH Warri) and Adiele S.C (SVC X15782. Ship: NNS SOROH)
Others are, Armstrong K, (SVC 7553. Ship: NNS PARTFINDER), Hassan A. (SVC X7542. Ship NNS PARTFINDER) and Osazuwa G (SVC X15831. Ship: NHQ), among others.