Senate Ready To Support Proposed Navy War College
Construction will soon commence at the site for the proposed Nigerian Navy War College in Calabar, Cross River State, southern region of the country.
Senator Isah Misau, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Navy disclosed this to newsmen during an inspection of formations under the Eastern Naval Command headquarters in Cross River State.
The senate committee was conducted round the navy formations by the Flag Officer Commanding the Eastern Naval Command, Rear Admiral Mathew Emuekpere.
Misau, who explained that it was customary for legislator to embark on inspection of agencies preparatory to the passage of any appropriation law, said there was need for the Nigerian Navy to properly cordon off the acquired land for the war college.
He said “we have inspected the land and we have seen the need for the over 50 thousand hectares to be fenced and the 70 thousand hectares for post service housing scheme. We will assist the navy fence the land and if possible begin construction. If not, we will make further provisions in the 2019 budget”.