…as US delegates pay courtesy visit on the Commander of the Navy base Onitsha
The Embassy of United States of America has praised the Navy over the rescue of the two missing staff of the embassy by its personnel in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State.
The embassy made the commendation during a courtesy call on the Navy Base, ONITSHA following incident of attack on the US convoy in the area.
Recall that a team of officials from the Lagos Consulate of the United States of America and their police escorts (USA) were ambushed by hoodlums on 16/05/2023 between 12:00hours and 14:00hours, along Atani/Osamela road in Ogbaru.
The delegation, our correspondent learnt, was led by Mr Jim Suor, the regional security officer US Consulate in Lagos .
A source, who was privy to the visit said, “The US delegation paid a courtesy visit on the Commander of the base, Navy Captain G Osuobeni on Saturday 20 May 2023 to appreciate the efforts of the operatives for their response to the distress call and rescue of the 2 kidnapped US Embassy staff.
“The head of the US team stated that the US Government is highly appreciative of the efforts of security agencies in Anambra state particularly the efforts and supports of the Nigerian navy.”