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Welcome Dinner:  Frigate Yancheng Arrives Lagos Port

Welcome Dinner: Frigate Yancheng Arrives Lagos Port

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By Victor Gotevbe,

The Chinese Consulate General, Lagos on Monday held a welcome reception for the Chinese 28th Naval Escort Task Force who arrived Lagos Port with Guided-missile Frigate Yancheng (their Commanding Ship) in the just concluded  2nd Nigeria international maritime conference, regional  maritime exercise and Navy Day hosted by the Nigerian Navy. The Nigerian Navy was also on ground to welcome them.

From L to R : Flag Officer Commanding Naval Training Command, Rear Admiral Obi Ofodile; Rear Admiral Guo Hongwei; Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Zhou Pingjian; Naval Senior Captain of Chinese Navy, Wu Dongzhu; Flag Officer Commanding Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Sylvanus Agada Abbah; and Acting Consul General, Mr. Guan Zhongqi;

Flag Officer Commanding Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Sylvanus Agada Abbah, ACP Mohammed and other Military Personnel
L-R: Victor Gotevbe, CEO of Conduit Communications Limited, Spouse and Mr. Guan Zhongqi, Acting Consul General of Chinese Consulate General, Lagos
Naval Senior Captain of Chinese Navy, Wu Dongzhu and Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Mohammed
Naval Senior Captain of Chinese Navy, Wu Dongzhu, Chinese Ambassador and other guests.
Acting Consul General, Mr. Guan Zhongqi having a chat with Flag Officer Commanding Naval Training Command, Rear Admiral Obi Ofodile while Rear Admiral Guo Hongwei looks on.
ACP Mohammed and Rear Admiral Sylvanus Agada Abbah, Flag Officer Commanding Western Naval Command exchanging pleasantries
H.E. Zhou Pingjian,Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria welcomes Mr. Peterside Dakuku, Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA
Some guests at the event
Naval Officers from both Nigeria and China networking
Sun and Jing, Chinese Consular Staff.
Defence Attache, Senior Colonel Liu Yongxuan sandwiched by Naval Senior Captain of Chinese Navy, Wu Dongzhu and ACP Mohammed.
Diplomatic Watch Team with the Chinese Ambassador
Rear Admiral Obi Ofodile, Flag Officer, Commanding Naval Training Command (front) Rear Admiral Sylvanus Agada Abbah, Flag Officer, Commanding Western Naval Command (behind) greets a guest.
One of the military personnel from China

 

Naval Senior Captain of Chinese Navy, Wu Dongzhu applauds Rear Admiral Obi Ofodile as he wears the face cap he presented to him.
Rear Admiral Obi Ofodile displays medal given to him by his Chinese Counterpart.

 

Rear Admiral Sylvanus Abbah presents welcome plaque to the head of the 28th Chinese Naval Escort Task force

Mr. Liu Junsheng, Commercial Consul of the Consulate General of the People”s Republic of China sandwiched by Mr. Tokunbo Adedoja, Digital Editor of Thisday Newspapers (left) and Victor Gotevbe, Publisher of Diplomatic Watch Magazine (Right)

 

 

 

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Victor Gotevbe Victor Gotevbe is Publisher and Editor in Chief of Diplomatic Watch powered by Conduit Communications Limited, where he serves as CEO.

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