Nigerian space agency retains best research institution in Nigeria

Press Release from NASRDA

Dr. Francis Chizea, National Space Research and Development Agency

In what could be described as rivers of joy, the management and staff of National Space Research and Development Agency, NASRDA, on Friday gathered in an epoch making invent tagged as ‘Happy Hour’ with the Director General, Prof. Seidu Onalilo Mohammed to celebrate the Agency’s glamorous victory at the just concluded 2019 Science, Technology and Innovation EXPO in Enugu.

NASRDA emerged first having defeated over 17 other research institutions in the country with over 80% marks to retain best Research Institution in the country, the same position it took in 2018.

NASRDA which defeated the runner up with over 20% marks was commended for its giant stride in design and development of various space related applications and innovative inventions. However, the staff were happy when the trophy of the Agency’s victory was formally presented to the nation’s Space Family.

The meeting which was well attended by Very Special Dignitaries from the Agency’s mother ministry, was savoured by melodious music from Nigeria Police Band.

The DG who was visibly exultant thanked the Agency’s staff for their cooperation and unwavering commitment to advancing Space Science and Technology both in Nigeria and beyond the shore of the country, promising that, ‘Happy Hour’ moment will not cease from the Agency in the days ahead.

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