U.S. Sixth Fleet Commander visits Nigeria, celebrates opening ceremony of exercise Obangame Express 23
230127-N-DK722-1014.JPG Photo By: MC1 Cameron C. Edy

Jan 27, 2023
LAGOS, Nigeria - 230127-N-DK722-1014 (Jan. 27, 2023) LAGOS, Nigeria – The Honorable Geoffrey Onyeama, Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, delivers remarks during the Obangame Express 2023 opening ceremony, aboard the Nigerian Navy landing ship tank NNS Kada (LST 1314) in Lagos, Nigeria, Jan. 27, 2023. Obangame Express 2023, conducted by U.S. Naval Forces Africa, is a maritime exercise designed to improve cooperation, and increase maritime safety and security among participating nations in the Gulf of Guinea and Southern Atlantic Ocean. U.S. Sixth Fleet, headquartered in Naples, Italy, conducts the full spectrum of joint and naval operations, often in concert with allied and interagency partners, in order to advance U.S. national interests and security and stability in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st class Cameron C. Edy)


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