Ibok-Ete Ibas Naval Chief says Navy is committed to staff welfare

The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Adm. Ibok Ete-Ibas, has reiterated the commitment of the Nigerian Navy to improved welfare of its staff for better service delivery.

He made the statement on Wednesday while commissioning the Senior Officers quarters gymnasium in Abuja.
Ete-Ibas was represented at the occasion by Rear Adm.Obiorah Medani Chief of Administration, Nigerian Navy headquarters Abuja.
He said that the Navy would ensure its officers keep fit at all times, irrespective of the environmental challenge and other limitations that could hinder their fitness.
``We are making sure that the officers’ keep fit at all times for the benefit of themselves and the country.
``Military is all about fitness mentally, physically and otherwise.
``If you are not fit enough, it simply means you cannot be military personnel,’’ he said.
He said, ``so, if you are not fit chances are that you will not even be promoted.
``You can always make a little time out to keep fit, whether in the morning or evening.
``The door of the gymnasium is wide open at all times for the officers to make use of and their relatives,’’ he said.
According to Ibas, performance evaluation report of the Navy make provision for physical and mental fitness.
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