Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, the Nigerian Navy has approved the establishment of Kano Naval Base.
This was disclosed by the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo, when he paid a courtesy call to the governor at his office.
The Chief of Naval Staff was in Kano for the Chief of Naval Staff Annual Conference 2021, scheduled for between 1st and 4th September.
He said Nigerian Naval Board has approved the establishment of Naval Base in Kano, which falls among other Naval Bases approved by the Board in some selected states.
He said they have already appointed the Acting Commander of the Base, who is Captain Muhammad Abubakar Alhassan. Who should, henceforth, to be part of the security of the state.
In his remarks, Governor Ganduje commended the Nigerian Navy for choosing Kano for their Conference.
The newly appointed acting Commander of your Naval Base in Kano, will now be part of our security architecture.
He will always be invited for their routine security meetings, Ganduje said.