In attempt to promote nuclear energy for peaceful use, the Chinese and Russian envoys to Nigeria have separately visited the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC) to search for collaboration.
Charge D’Affaires of the Russian Embassy in Nigeria, Mr Valery Shaposhnikuv, was received by the Acting Chairman, NAEC, Prof. Yusuf Ahmed.
Ahmed briefed him on the collaboration between the two countries on Nigeria’s nuclear energy programme.
At the meeting, the parties discussed preparations towards the visit of the delegation from the Russian Federation on the strategic partnership between the two countries on Nigeria’s nuclear power plant, which is expected hold in July 2021.
The proposed visit, a statement from NAEC stated, was aimed at further discussions on Inter- Governmental Agreement(IGAs) signed between the federal government and Russia.