By Aondowase Agabi
The Director General of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency, ((NiMet), Prof Mansur Bako Matazu has been appointed as member of the Governing Board of National Oil Spill Detection And Response Agency (NOSDRA).
This follows the request from the Minister of Environment and subsequent approval by the Minister of Aviation.
The approval was contained in a letter to the Minister of Environment, signed on behalf of the Honourable Minister of Aviation by the Director ( Human Resource Management) of the Ministry of Aviation, a statement from NiMet said.
“I am directed to refer to your letter No FMENV/PRS/1782/1/18 dated 29th March, 2023 on the above subject and convey the approval of the Honourable Minister of Aviation for the Director General of Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), Prof. Mansur Bako Matazu to serve on the Governing Board of the National Oil Spill Detection And Response Agency (NOSDRA).” The letter reads.”
By this appointment, Prof. Matazu is expected to bring his wealth of knowledge and experience to bear.