Naval Forces Onboard NNS Prosperity Rescue 2 Ghanaian fishermen, 48hrs after boat mishap

Naval Forces onboard Nigerian Navy Ship NNS Prosperity have rescued two (2) Ghanian fishermen who were involved in a boat mishap on the high sea in Lagos area 48 hours after the incident..
Four of the  fishermen residing  at  Takwa  Bay, Lagos,  had gone fishing  on  Sunday  July 31,  2022  but  encountered  a  boat  mishap  at  about  10pm.
Two of the fishermen, unfortunately drowned before help could come while the remaining two stayed afloat on a keg until the second day, before they were rescued.
Giving details of the rescue operstion, the Director, Naval Information,   Commodore  Adedotun Ayo – Vaughan , said, ”NNS  PROSPERITY  while on patrol  about  10  nautical  miles  (nm)  North  East of  Dangote  Quay on August 2, 2022, sighted  a man floating at sea on a yellow 20 litres gallon.
“Accordingly, the ship altered  course towards the position of the man and successfully  recovered him. 
 ”Subsequently, the rescued  man revealed that a second person was  involved. As such, the ship proceeded to the position of the  second man and safely recovered him as well.  
 “The Nigerian Navy  wishes to reiterate its commitment towards ensuring the security  and safety of all seafarers in  Nigeria’s maritime domain”.

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