Africa is proud of Nigeria’s bio-safety agency – AUDA


The African Union Development Agency, says it is proud of the milestone achieved by Nigeria’s National Bio-safety Management Agency (NBMA). Mr. Samuel Timpo, the Principal Programme Officer for African Bio-safety Network of Expertise (ABNE) of (AUDA-NEPAD), said this at a 3-day Training on Bio-safety Communication organised by the NBMA in collaboration with AUDA–NEPAD.

The training is for communication officers of line Ministries, Departments, Agencies and journalists, who are stakeholders in bio-safety issues.

Timpo, however, assured the agency of NEPAD’s continuous partnership, which he hoped would become stronger.

Dr. Rufus Ebegba, the Director-General of NBMA, while declaring open the training said that communication is key in bio-safety management.

Ebegba said that the NEPA came to assist the agency to ensure that Nigeria’s bio-safety system is ready in the area of communication.

The DG assured that the agency would ensure that Nigeria and its environment are safe from any possible effect of modern technology.