Mr President Commissions Meteorological Institute of Science and Technology, Katsina
On the 26th of February 2023, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhamadu Buhari commissioned the Meteorological Institute of Science and Technology, Katsina which was renamed in his honour. Renaming the institute which was the first of its kind in the West African subregion and was done in recognition of Mr President’s commitment to change issues since assumption his assumption of office in 2015.
It can be recalled that Mr President attended the Landmark Climate Change Conference, COP 21 which took place in Paris, France from the 30th of November to the 11th of December, 2015 and was attended by 192 countries. The Paris Agreement came into effect on the 4th of November 2015 and had the objective to limit global warming by 200 pursuing efforts to limit temperature to 1.50.
President Muhamadu Buhari was accompanied to the commissioning by the Honourable Minister of Aviation Senator Hadi Sirika, Senior Government Officials, DG/CEO, NiMet Professor Bako Mansur Matazu and Senior Management. Following the commission of the institute it was officially renamed the Muhamadu Buhari Meteorological Institute of Science and Technology (MBMIST).