The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has proceeded on an official visit to Sochi, Russia to attend the XI International Forum ATOMEXPO 2019 scheduled to hold from the 15 – 16 April 2019.

On the sidelines of the Forum, the Minister will  meet with his Russian Counterpart of Education and Science to discuss mutually beneficial areas of co-operation and collaboration relating to Science, Technology and Innovation.

While in Russia, Dr. Onu will also visit the Science Museum in Moscow and later hold talks with officials of the SKOLKOVO Foundation on important issues relating to vital sectors of Nigeria’s national development process.

On the Hon. Minister’s entourage are Prof. Jajere Eli Bala, Director General, Energy Commission of Nigeria and Dr. Ibrahim Hussaini, Director General, Raw Materials Research and Development Council.

He is expected back in the country on April 19, 2019.

AbdulGaniyu Aminu

Head: press and public Relations

12 April, 2019