Nuclear Security Workshop

3-Day National Workshop on Nuclear Security and Physical Protection of Facilities

The Chairman/CEO Professor Yusuf Ahmed on 25th October, 2021 declared open a 3-Day National Workshop on Nuclear Security and Physical Protection of Facilities at Sharon Ultimate Hotel Area 3, Garki, Abuja. The Chairman who was represented by the Director, Nuclear Technology Center (NTC), Dr Hamman Tukur Gabdo called on participants at the workshop to deliberate on the various ways to improve the safety, security and safeguard of nuclear facilities beyond the conventional physical protection. The Chairman also charged participants to proffer modern ways to mitigate insider threats in all ramifications in line with the recent security challenges in the country. Similarly, the convener of the National workshop and Head of Nuclear safety, security and safeguard Mr. Inemo Adaka welcomed participants and gave an overview of the workshop on the need for safety beyond physical protection of nuclear facilities which covers insider threats, cyber attacks, internet phishing and all forms of Malware attacks.