SCIENCE, HEALTH MINISTRIES TO COLLABORATE ON COVID-19

 

The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology and The Federal Ministry of Health are to set up a high-level Inter-Ministerial Committee to seek areas of collaboration between the two ministries in the fight against Covid-19.

This was the outcome of high-level meeting held between the two ministries at the headquarters of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology in Abuja on Thursday.

At the meeting, the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu commended his Health counterpart, Dr. Osagie Ehanire for his zeal and passion in tackling the Corona Virus pandemic, adding that his efforts are well commended and highly appreciated by Nigerians.

The meeting was attended by DG’s of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) Dr. Obi Adigwe, The Sheda Science and Technology Complex (SHESTCO) Prof. Paul OnyenekweNational Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) Prof. Mohammed Sani Haruna, Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC) Professor Hussaini D. IbrahimNational Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) Prof. Alex U. Akpa and The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) Mr. Jonathan Angulu (Ag. Director General/CEO).

 

 

 

ABDULGANIYU AMINU

DIRECTOR PRESS AND PUBLICITY

FEDERAL MINISTRY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

7TH MAY 2020.

 

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