• News - North West - Kaduna
  • Updated: November 24, 2022

ABU, NDA Sign MoU On Nuclear Science Training

ABU, NDA Sign MoU On Nuclear Science Training

Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) to partner in training and research in nuclear science and technology.

The collaboration was disclosed in a statement by Malam Auwalu Umar, Director, Public Affairs Directorate of the University issued on Thursday in Zaria.

According to him, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Kabiru Bala, represented by Prof. Danladi Ameh, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic signed the MoU on behalf of the institution while Commandant, Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Yusuf represented the NDA.

Umar said the agreement entails that ABU would conduct a series of training on nuclear science and technology for cadets and postgraduate students of NDA.

He added that ABU would also provide a semester for NDA cadets’ Industrial Works Experience in nuclear science and technology, materials science and development, health physics and radiation biophysics, and engineering instrumentation and design.

The Director would also train NDA postgraduate students annually on radiation and nuclear instrumentation, and application.

“ABU is expected to provide technical support in developing institutional research capacity in basic nuclear science and nuclear analytical techniques.

“In this regard, the Centre for Energy Research and Training, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria will organise the research activities and training for NDA cadets and postgraduate students.

“While the Nigerian Defence Academy shall, among others, be responsible for the facilitation of access to cadets for Cadets’ Industrial Works Experience and postgraduate students for nuclear instrumentation and application training,’’ Umar said.

He added that the Vice-chancellor of ABU and the Commandant of NDA have promised to abide by the rules stipulated in the MoU, adding that the agreement would be renewed every three years.

Umar said the agreement would promote the long-standing relationship between the institutions.

The NDA Commandant in his remark guaranteed the Academy's commitment to keeping to the MoU.


Related Topics

Join our Telegram platform to get news update Join Now

0 Comment(s)

See this post in...


We have selected third parties to use cookies for technical purposes as specified in the Cookie Policy. Use the “Accept All” button to consent or “Customize” button to set your cookie tracking settings