Nigeria Wants AU to Establish Commission On Nuclear Energy
Source: All Africa.com, Zakariyya Adaramola (9/20/11)
"Nigeria wants the IAEA to establish a comprehensive international nuclear security practices for the protection of nuclear materials."
Minister of Science and Technology Professor Ita Okon Bassey Ewa has called on the African Union to establish African Commission on Nuclear Energy to ensure nuclear security in the continent.
The minister said, "Nuclear security has become a top international security priority over the past two decades because issues surrounding the nuclear fuel cycle are reality of nuclear security."
The minister also stressed the need to strengthen the International Atomic Energy Agency, to enable it to establish a comprehensive international nuclear security practices for the protection of nuclear materials. . . View Full Article