By Ignatius Ushie
The Director General/CEO of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has said that the agency’s Establishment Act 2022 which was signed into law by the former President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, on 16th August, 2022 can pave way for an effective and impactful future for the agency.

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Prof. Mansur disclosed this on Wednesday in his welcome address during a one -day Management Sensitisation workshop on the Nigerian Meteorological Agency Establishment ACT 2022.

According to him, “The enactment of this legislation marks a major milestone for the agency, paving the way for a more effective and impactful future. This legal framework enhances the agency’s capabilities, adaptability, and overall effectiveness in fulfilling its mandate.”

Prof. Matazu said he was happy to approve the programme because of its significance in empowering staff to navigate the new legislative landscape of the agency and the new roles and responsibilities it brings.

In his opening speech, the Director of Human Resources, Alhaji Saleh Yusuf Tukur who represented the Director General, /CEO, emphasized that “understanding the Act is not just about comprehending our individual roles but also how each department and individual contributes to our collective success.”

He added that the workshop is an opportunity for the Management staff to delve into the intricacies of NiMet Establishment Act, to decode its provisions and implications.

Earlier in his speech, the Director, Legal/Agency Secretary, Hamza iIdris Yamel Esq thanked the DG for giving the Legal Department thie opportunity to explain the amendments in the NiMet Act, 2022 to Management staff, describing it as critical to effective implementation of the statutory functions of the Agency.

He stressed that the workshop is intended to appraise the Management of the new amendments, and explore how they will affect the day to day operations and overall legal landscape.