British Boris Johnson Learns How To Fight Pirates During Training Exercise In Nigeria

British Foreign Secretary; Boris Johnson took to the high seas on Thursday during a visit to Nigeria which saw him learn about some of the pirate-fighting techniques the British Navy are teaching their Nigerian counterparts.During the visit, Mr Johnson piloted a rib with the British Navy who are based in Lagos, Nigeria and got his hands on a water cannon onboard a Nigerian Naval warship.More than 120 pirate attacks were reported in the Gulf of Guinea last year, costing around £619 million.The gulf is targeted because more than £6 billion of West African trade with the UK, and around 15% of oil imported to Britain, moves through the area annually.

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