#ASDailyScoop: Ethiopia building Navy to counter internal, external attacks: Navy Commander-in-Chief

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Rear Admiral Kindu Gezu. Picture: ENDF

Addis Abeba – Rear Admiral Kindu Gezu, Commander-in-Chief of the Ethiopian Navy, said that Ethiopia was building a navy capable of countering internal and external attacks.

According to the Ethiopian National Defense Forces (ENDF), the Commander-in-Chief said this during a tour to the Navy Basic Training School located in Bishoftu, Oromia state, on 24 March where he discussed with the students. The building for the training school is under construction.

During the meeting, Rear Admiral Kindu stressed the need to build and train a modern navy that can safeguard Ethiopia’s security and withstand internal and external challenges.

“To build the navy’s capacity, it needs a well-educated, trained, ethical and patriotic workforce,” he said, and added that efforts were underway to restore the Navy to its former status.

Rear Admiral Kindu told the trainees that in order for Ethiopia to benefit from its navy, they must effectively complete their training being offered both at home and different countries abroad. AS

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