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November 18th, 2016 / Trace Reporter, Nigeria

B4FA Fellow Abdallah el-Kurebe reports: Towards achieving her mandate, the Senate Committee on Environment has pledged its support for the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA).

A statement issued by the Agency’s Head of Press, ‎Ovuakporie Efe‎ on Thursday disclosed that the Senate Committee’s Co-Chairman, Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi made the assurance during an oversight visit to the Agency.

“NBMA should strive for perfection in the performance of its regulatory functions by ensuring ultimate safety of human health and that of the environment in the activities of modern biotechnology,” the Senator said adding that “the Committee will continue to support the Agency to overcome all the teething problems usually associated with young organizations in other to take the Agency to an enviable height.” See more