Photo Speak From Nigeria’s Agric minister’s recent visit to cotton research centre where he endorses GMO

BY EDEL-QUINN AGBAEGBU

Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbe, on Thursday, October 26, 2017, made a major pronouncement in support of safe biotechnology in Nigeria, during a visit to one of the Bt. Cotton Multi-locational Field Trial (MFT) farms located within the premises of the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Umar Musa Yar’adua Way, Lugbe, FCT Abuja; affirming that indeed ‘’there is no substitute to scientific research’’.

Below are some photos from the event.

Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh inspecting the Bt. Cotton trial farm located at NABDA Umar Musa Yar’adua Way, Lugbe, FCT Abuja.

Nigeria’s Agric minister, Audu Ogbe visits cotton research centre. Votes for GMO

Prof. Onu welcomes the Minister at the Multilocational Field Trial (MFT) farm located at NABDA, FCT Abuja, with Dr. Sadiq, Principal Investigator IAR, Zaria behind.

[Full video report]: Watch of Audu Ogbe, Nigeria’s Agric minister during his recent visit to cotton research centre. As he endorses GMO

 

Dr Rose Gidado, Country Representative, Open  Forum Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB), Nigeria in a press briefing after the inspection

The Honourable Minister of Agriculture Chief Audu Ogbeh; Prof. Lucy Ogbadu, DG NABDA and other stakeholders during the inspection of the Bt. Cotton trial farm located at NABDA.

Prof. Ogbadu, Michael, Monsanto’s Representative and many others watch as Minister examines an infested cotton ball.

 

 

Prof .Onu a Scientist from IAR Zaria explaining issues to the Minister at the field trial at NABDA.

 

The Honourable Minister applauding research efforts at Bt. Cotton trial site at NABDA.

 

Minister with Prof. Onu explaining some issues.

 

EDEL-QUINN AGBAEGBU, is the Secretary of the National Biosafety Biotechnology Consortium and is the executive Director Every Woman Hope Centre, a Nigeria- Based NGO and Publishers Of Lifecare Magazine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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