President Muhammadu Buhari has approved 200 million naira for the construction of administrative block of Aquatic Bio-resources Training Centre of the National Biotechnology Development Agency, Tunari in Taraba State.
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Naija News learnt that that Deputy Senate minority leader representing Taraba South, Emmanuel Bwacha made the disclosure in Wukagari while presenting 2 buses and a Hilux van as part of his support to enhance operations.
He said “the sum of N200 million have been appropriated for the construction of an administrative block.
“I am sure more than 50% of the sum would be released during the first trench of disbursement. ”
Bwacha who noted that the establishment of the agency in the state was as a result of the prominent role he played in the seventh senate as chairman, senate Committee on Agriculture, ultimately led to the president’s assent on the National Biotechnology bill.
Minister for Science and Technology, Ogbannaya Onu who received keys of the operational vehicles from the lawmaker commended him for supporting the centre.
Onu, who was represented by Christopher John handed the keys to the coordinator of the aquatic bio resources centre, promising effective utilization of the vehicles.