As part of efforts to ensure a smooth National Biosafety Conference, the Director General/CEO, National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr. Rufus Ebegba, today (15th August, 2017) in Abuja inaugurated the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) for the 3rd National Biosafety conference.
The DG/CEO charged the Committee to be up and doing in order to properly show case the Agency and its mandate.
He said “We have a very serious responsibility to showcase our expertise as the Biosafety authority in Nigeria and you should not disappoint the Agency,”
According to him, the objective of the annual Biosafety Conference is to bring stakeholders together to discuss how to strengthen the Nigerian Biosafety System and to enlighten them on the National Biosafety status.
Dr. Ebegba, who announced that the conference will be taking place at the Nile University, Abuja, on the 14th of September, 2017, said various agencies will be partnering with NBMA to ensure the success of the Conference.
Responding, Chairperson of the Committee, Ms. Chinyere Nzeduru, Director, Environmental Biosafety & General Release, commended the DG/CEO for bestowing on them the honor of organizing the forth coming Conference and said they will work as hard as possible to ensure that the Conference meets the set standard.