By Emmanuel Daudu, Abuja
The Nigerian Governors Forum mets with the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMET) on Monday, April 11th at the secretariat to discuss the potential for partnership.
The team at NiMET were led by their Director General and CEO, Professor Mansur Bako Matazu.
Mr. Matazu said that when it comes to the weather, there are no boundaries.
The agency is currently under the Federal Ministry of Aviation and is charged with the responsibility of providing meteorological services such as weather forecasting, climate information, early warning systems and weather and climate related disaster mitigation strategies with a view to supporting sustainable development across all socio-economic sectors of the nation.
The mission of NiMET is to observe Nigerian weather and climate and provide meteorological, hydrological, and oceanographic services in support of national needs and international obligations.