29 June, 2013
A Spanish Navy Ship, MV RAYO, is scheduled to visit the Western Naval
Command of the Nigerian Navy from June 30 to July 3.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Command’s Information Officer,Lt.-Cdr. Jerry Omodara, and made
available to journalists on Friday in Lagos. According to the statement, the ship will be received on arrival at midstream by Nigeria Navy Ship NNS ANDONI, and she will escort her to berth at the Naval Base Apapa– NNS Beecroft.
The statement said that while in Nigeria,the ship company would conduct training onboard with personnel of the Nigerian Navy, on damage control.“Other activities include courtesy calls by
the Commanding Officer of the Ship to
the Oba of Lagos, the Flag Officers
Commanding Western Naval Command
and Naval Training Command,” the News Agency of Nigeria quoted the Navy spokesman as saying in the statement.
The statement said the Spanish and
Nigerian Navies would also have a joint
press briefing and sporting activities.