The Nigerian Navy on Teusday handed over to the Federal Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, four arrested fishing trawlers, 52 crew members and three foreigners over suspected illegal fishing activities, on the Brass River in Bayelsa State.
The four vessels, named: Star Shrimpers 3, Cosmos 1, Trade Wind and ORC VII, with the 52 crew members, including three Ghanaians were handed over to officials of the agency by the Commanding Officer, Forward Operating Base, FORMOSO, Brass, Navy Capt. Suleiman Ibrahim, for further investigation and possible prosecution.
Captain Ibrahim, while handing over said, the cordial collaboration between the Navy, under the Federal Ministry of defence, the Federal Department of fisheries and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, is yielding positive results. Read more