Nigeria’s delegation to the G77+China Summit lately signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Republic of Cuba. The MoU, led by Vice President Kashim Shettima, goals to strengthen collaboration within the fields of Innovation, Science, and Know-how between the 2 nations. Based on Olusola Abiola, the State Home Director of Data, the areas lined by the settlement embody biotechnology, scientific investigation and innovation, technological growth, human sources growth, specialist alternate within the area of Science and Know-how, and expertise switch for growth areas.
The signing ceremony happened at Resort Palco La Habana through the G77+China Summit. The Minister of Innovation, Science & Know-how, Uche Nnaji, signed the settlement on behalf of Nigeria, whereas Cuba’s Minister of Science, Know-how, and Surroundings, Elba Montoya, signed on behalf of her nation. Nnaji expressed gratitude to President Bola Tinubu for his management in attaining the signing of the settlement. He affirmed Nigeria’s dedication to maximizing the alternatives offered by the MoU and acknowledged that the implementation would start promptly. Nnaji additionally talked about that he would set up the mandatory mechanisms to work out the main points of a program of motion.
Vice President Shettima emphasised Nigeria’s perception in South-South cooperation as a platform for sustainable growth within the international South. He acknowledged that the bilateral settlement with Cuba would concentrate on analysis and growth, in addition to human useful resource growth, additional deepening the partnership between the 2 nations. Previous to the summit, Shettima had expressed to his Cuban counterpart, Salvador Mesa, that Nigeria supposed to make the most of the chance to signal essential MoUs for agricultural, scientific, and technological growth.
Amongst these current on the signing ceremony have been Adamu Lamuwa, the Everlasting Secretary of the Ministry of Overseas Affairs, Ben Okoyen, Nigeria’s Ambassador to Cuba, and different senior authorities officers. With the signing of the MoU, Nigeria and Cuba goal to boost their collaboration in numerous areas of science and expertise, setting the stage for future growth and progress.