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Tech Transfer: Nigeria, Cuba Sign MoU



The Minister of Innovation, Science & Technology, Uche Nnaji and Cuba’s Minister of Science, Technology and Environment, Elba Montoya

Nigeria and the Republic of Cuba on Saturday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance collaboration in Innovation, Science and Technology between the two countries.

The signing ceremony, which took place Saturday on the sidelines of the G77+China Summit at Hotel Palco La Habana, is the highpoint of Nigeria’s participation at the summit.


A statement by the media office of the vice president, explained that the Minister of Innovation, Science & Technology, Chief Uche Nnaji, signed on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria.

After the signing of the MoU, the Minister praised President Bola Tinubu for his visionary leadership, which has resulted in the signing of the agreement.

He assured that Nigeria would maximise the opportunities provided by the bilateral agreement, emphasising that the implementation of the agreement will commence in earnest.

The bilateral agreement would focus on Research & Development as well as human resource development would further deepen partnership between the two countries.

The areas of cooperation covered by the bilateral agreement include biotechnology; scientific Investigation and innovation; technological development; human resources development; specialist Exchange in the area of Science and Technology; technologies transfer for development areas.

Present at the signing were the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Adamu Lamuwa, Nigeria’s Ambassador to Cuba, Ben Okoyen and other senior government officials.

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