By: Josie Mudasiru
The Newly Appointed Chief Of Naval Staff, Ikechukwu Ogalla has taken over the mantle of Leadership from his predecessor in Abuja.
In a Statement issued by the Director Of Information, Commodore Adedayo Ayo- Vaughn, the handing over ceremony has been done in line with Naval procedures.
According to the Statement, immediately the change of the “Watch On Deck “, was announced, the outgoing Chief of Naval Staff gave directives for commencement of the programme, which included giving a detailed brief to the incoming Chief, tour of key Naval Facilities with ceremonial lowering of ensign.
The statement debunked the allegation by some Online Media that the former Chief Of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral A.Z Gambo refused to handover to the incoming Chief Of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral E.I. Ogalla.