The Nigerian Navy is to establish its Desert Warfare Institute in Kano.
The agreement came after a request tabled before the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo by Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, to ensure the presence and visibility of Nigerian Navy in the State.
Chief of Policy and Plans, Nigerian Navy, Real Admiral COR Ezekobe, disclosed the establishment of the Institute in Kano when he led a delegation to Governor Ganduje at his office, on Wednesday.
In his response, Governor Ganduje said: “We are so happy to have you here. I can see that the return match is so quick. This shows the level of seriousness from your part.
“Your presence in Kano will definitely boost the morale of our youth in joining the Nigerian Navy. It will also improve our security of the state generally.
“We are very much ready for all the requests you came with pertaining this and other projects for the development of the State.”