By Chris Agabi
The Secretary General of the World Meteorological Organisation WMO, Professor Petteri Talaas has congratulated the Director General CEO of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) Professor Mansur Bako Matazu on his recent election into the Executive Council of the WMO.
Prof. Taalas’ in a letter to Prof. Matazu said the congratulatory message is on behalf of WMO and himself.
” I wish to refer to the recent election held at the on going Nineteenth session of the World Meteorological Congress, to elect members of the Executive Council. In this regard, I am pleased to extend, on behalf of the Organisation and my own, our warmest congratulations to you on your election as member of the Executive Council “, the letter reads” he said.
Professor Matazu who is also Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the WMO, was elected into the Executive Council for his dedication and commitment to the advancement of the science of Meteorology and to humanity. His election is to run for four years.
The Executive Council is the second highest decision making body of the WMO,