Western Naval Command.
The Western Naval Command HQ is located at Apapa in Lagos. It covers the sea and coastal areas from the Nigeria/Benin border at Long 002o 49’ E to Long 006o E in Delta State from the Nigerian coastline to the limit of the nation’s EEZ. The Command has the following units under its jurisdiction:
- Western Fleet at Apapa.
- NNS BEECROFT, an operations base at Apapa.
- NNS DELTA, an operations base at Warri.
- NNS LUGARD, an operations base at Lokoja.
- Naval Air Station, Ojo, Lagos.
- Nigerian Navy Reference Hospital, Ojo, Lagos.
- Fleet Support Group (West) at Apapa.
- NNS WEY, a maintenance unit at Navy Town, Ojo.
- Forward Operating Bases (FOB) IGBOKODA and ESCRAVOS in Ondo and Delta States respectively.
- Nigerian Navy Hospital Warri.
The Western Naval Command (WNC) Command is headed by a senior officer of the rank of Rear Admiral. Its headquarters is situated at Harbour road Apapa, Lagos. Under the Western Naval Command, there are 2 secondary schools and 3 primary schools namely:
a. NNSS Ojo , NNSS Abeokuta, NNSS Ogbomosho and NNSS Imeri
b. NNPS Mobil Road, NNPS Ojo and NNPS Okokomaiko.