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Oghara Naval Logistics Command: Akinrinade Takes Over As New Flag Officer



***Tasks Officers On Loyalty, Professionalism 

A new Flag Officer (F.O.C) commanding the Naval Logistics Command, Oghara, Delta State, Rear Admiral Akinjide Akinrinade has taken over from Rear Admiral Peter Onaji, who has since been redeployed to the Command Headquarters as the new Chief of Naval Standard and Safety.

The outgojng F.O.C, Rear Admiral Peter Onaji who delivered his address soon after inspecting the guard of honour mounted to bade him farewell, commended men and officers of the command for their coperation dyring his seven months tenure at the command.

Onaji praised the officers and men of the command for their discipline and preparedness which enabled him
achieve much success, adding that the command, established 10 years ago has lived up to the challenges and responsibilities for which it was established under his watch.

He noted further that the logistics command has successfully supported the three Naval Commands- Eastern, Western, and Central in their various command exercises where ships were deployed at sea to foster their constitutional roles of fighting crimes of oil theft, piracy, etc.

He added: “You have demonstrated the highest standard of discipline and preparedness that the Nigerian Navy
projects to the outside world,” as he advised the civil populace to be aware that the duty of combating oil theft, piracy, militancy on the water ways requires a collaborative effort.

He urged the new F.O.C to uphold the task of the Nigerian Navy which is hinged on dedication and efficiency, noting that he has discovered in the new F.O.C his desire to uphold the highest standard of professionalism and competence.

The new F.O.C, Akinrinade, while expressing his profound appreciation to the president and the Naval Chief for finding him worthy of his new assignment, pledged to build on the success story and achievements of his predecessor, assuring that he will do all it takes, together with his team to move the command forward.

He promised ensure that he improve on what he met on ground, saying that they will not renege on contributing their own quota in tackling all national threats.

Rear Admiral Akinrinade told the officers, “We will work together as a team; what I expect is loyalty and


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