EU to invest on maritime security

It said that Semenitari told the EU delegation that the region was faced with numerous challenges which the commission was keen to address through partnerships.

The European Union (EU), says it will soon launch a multi-million naira programme to boost maritime security in the Niger Delta.

This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Chijioke Amu-Nnadi, the Head of Corporate Affairs Department, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), in Port Harcourt on Tuesday.

It stated that the Head of the EU delegation, Mr Philippe Peyredieu, said this when he led an EU delegation to visit MrsIbim Semenitari, the Acting Managing Director of NDDC.

The statement quoted Peyredieu as having said that EU was particularly worried with current security situation in the Niger Delta.

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