Malaysian Ambassador to Nigeria Visits Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission
The Malaysian Ambassador Her Excellency Gloria Tiwet alongside her head of Chancellery Mr Benyamine Ahmad Noor Rahimin paid a courtesy visit to the Commission on thursday 18th November, 2021 as part of the Embassy’s outreach for its Malaysian Technical Cooperation Program (MTCP) as well as to seek for areas of collaboration. In his welcome remarks, the Chairman/CEO of NAEC, Professor Yusuf Ahmed welcomed the Ambassador and her entourage on behalf of the Commission. In his Powerpoint presentation to the admiration of the Ambassador, the Chairman/CEO NAEC presented the Commission’s mandate and its achievements so far in the peaceful application of nuclear science and technology in detail as well as the nuclear power plant program and ways the Malaysian Government can key into NAEC activities. Similarly, the Deputy Director/Head MTCD, Dr. Ebisomu Agedah and the Director/Head of NTC Dr. Tukur Hamman Gabdo emphasized on the need for priority to be placed on Manpower Training and Capacity Development as well as giving NAEC specialized programs on the MTCP calendar. The Ambassador in her response assured NAEC that she will look into the requests presented to her especially on training of staff in various areas of discipline and assured to give the Commission special consideration in the process. The meeting was facilitated by Mr. Solomon Abu Adams a staff of NAEC who is an Alumni and current President of MTCP Nigeria Alumni Association.