The Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream) led by its Chairman , Senator Bassey Albert Akpan, on Monday 2nd November 2020 further engaged the Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NNRA) on the Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection Act No. 19, (Repeal and Re-enactment) Bill,2020.
The DG/ CEO of the NNRA, Dr Yau Idris led the management staff of the Authority for the hearing. The bill seeks to re-establish an already existing legal and regulatory framework for the safe application of nuclear technology and further reposition the NNRA by strengthening its regulatory functions thereby enabling Nigeria meet its national and international obligations on the peaceful uses of nuclear technology.
This hearing is a follow up to the earlier one held on the 23rd July 2020.