Mandate, Mission & Vision

Mandate, Mission & Vision

MANDATES OF THE COMMISSION
Act 46 of 1976 (as amended by Cap N91 LFN, 2004) empowers the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission to:

i. construct and maintain nuclear installations for the purpose of generating electricity;
ii. produce, use and dispose of atomic energy and carry out research into matters connected with the peaceful uses of atomic energy;
iii. manufacture or otherwise produce, buy or otherwise acquire, treat, store, transport, and dispose of any radioactive substances;
iv. make arrangements with universities and other institutions or persons in Nigeria to conduct research into matters connected with atomic energy or radioactive substances;
v. prospect for and mine radioactive minerals;
vi. educate and train persons in matters connected with atomic energy and radioactive substances;
vii. advise the Federal Government on questions relating to atomic energy.