February 3, 2023



NOTAP to companion Nigerian Academy of Science on native content material

In an effort to extend native content material and encourage financial sustainability in Nigeria, the Nationwide Workplace for Expertise Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP) has set plans in movement to collaborate with the Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS).

Talking when he acquired the primary feminine President of NAS and her delegation throughout a working go to to NOTAP, the Director Basic of NOTAP, Dr. DanAzumi Mohammed Ibrahim stated that the event of this Nation lies squally within the arms of Nigerians, therefore the necessity to companion knowledgeable physique like NAS.

In accordance with the press assertion signed by Mr. Raymond Onyenezi Ogbu that the go to was very apt according to the matching orders given by Mr. President on implementation of Government Order 5 which was signed into legislation in February, 2018. He stated that the order was to make sure that all procuring authorities shall give choice to Nigerian corporations and corporations in award of contracts, according to the general public procurement act 2007.

Ibrahim said that the order prevents the Ministry of Inside from issuing expatriate visas to foreigner who intend to return to undertake jobs that Nigerians have the competencies and capacities to undertake.

He added that the Nigerian Scientist and Engineers are effectively positioned to make the most of the order for financial sustainability of the Nation.

The DG additional stated that NOTAP had initiated a number of programmes that may profit members of the Academy, corresponding to NOTAP’s intervention in patenting of Analysis and Improvement (R&D) outcomes and or innovations for Nigerian researchers. He urged members of NAS to submit claims of their innovations to NOTAP for help in patenting them free.

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Earlier in her speech, the President of NAS, Professor Ekanem Brande stated that the Nigerian Academy of Science is the foremost impartial science physique in Nigeria, established in 1977 however integrated in 1986 to develop and advance Science, Expertise and Innovation (STI) in Nigeria.

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