The Nigerian Navy has declared 43 personnel wanted for desertion.
A circular containing the names and photographs of the fleeing officers which was displayed at the Navy Headquarters in Abuja, requested the public with useful information that could lead to their arrest to report to the nearest Naval facility or Police station.
The circular also mandated all Navy Personnel with information on the whereabouts of the deserters to arrest them or be dealt with as an accomplice.
No reason was given for the disappearance of the officers.
The circular read, “above are the Nigerian Navy Personnel who have deserted from Service recently. Accordingly, you are please requested to assist in providing useful information that will lead to their arrest or you may apprehend any one of them when seen and handover to the nearest Nigerian Navy base or security station”.
The circular also made available contact telephone numbers, which persons with information relating to the movement of the wanted Officers could call.