The Federal government selection of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria as a Centre of Excellence in nuclear technology in 1976, and subsequent enactment of decrees No. 46 (1976), No. 62 (1979) and the amendments therein, No. 32 (1988) and No. 19 (1989) and the decree No. 19 (1995) were the catalysts that gave impetus to the establishment of Nuclear Science Research Programme in Ahmadu Bello University. The Nuclear science programme in ABU commenced with the inauguration of the Nuclear Science Programme Steering Committee (NSPSC) that initiated a lot of spade of works including awareness programme on Nuclear Science, recruitment of personnel for the Nuclear programme, training and retraining of personnel, development of infrastructures acquisition of pieces of equipment for the Nuclear Programme and development of policy guidelines that laid a solid foundation for the programme.
Saturday, 08 October 2016