By Ese Awhotu
The National Board for Technology Incubation (NBTI) and Agency of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology has signed memorandum of understanding with the Office of the Coordinator Presidential Amnesty Programme on the Niger Delta Region to improve the security of the region.
This was contained in a statement signed by Edet E. Etuk, Assistant Chief Information Officer for Head; Press & Public Relations Unit issued yesterday in Abuja.
The statement said at the signing ceremony Tuesday in Abuja, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry Mr. Bitrus Bako Nabasu said that the partnership of the two performing Agencies (NBTI) and the Presidential Amnesty Programme would add value to the beneficiaries the Niger-Delta Amnesty Prgramme.
The partnership is expected to train and Empower Amnesty Delegates on Food and Cosmetic products and register the products with the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and control (NAFDAC).
In his remarks, Dr. Monica Alabraba, Senior Special Assistant, who represented the Special Adviser/Coordinator Presidential Amnesty programme commended the National Board for Technology Incubation (NBTI) for making its incubation centers available for the beneficiaries of the Amnesty programme.
Earlier, the Director-General of (NBTI) Dr. Mohammed Jubril said that the Community Incubation programme is aim at impacting knowledge of the technologies based on the raw materials available within the domain of the beneficiaries.