NNRA Ranked 9th Position out of 220 Agencies in Nigeria Based on Federal Government Assessment 2022

NNRA Ranked 9th Position out of 220 Agencies in Nigeria Based on Federal Government Assessment 2022

The 2022 scorecard presented to the public by the Director-General of the Bureau for Public Service Reforms (BPSR), Dr Dasuki Arabi in a ceremony held at the Federal Capital Territory on 15th November, 2022 showed the Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority’s (NNRA) website, www.nnra.gov.ng emerging on the 9th position in the federal government scorecard for ranking websites of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).

A total of two hundred and twenty (220) MDAs participated in the 2022 ranking exercise.  The NNRA’s 9th position is an improvement from the 15th position it was ranked in the 2019/2020 scorecard.

The ranking scorecard introduced by the Federal Government of Nigeria through the BPSR is to build MDAs’ competency for accountability, promote transparency and provide unimpeded access to public information about its operations and overall mandates.

The ranking is a strategic service improvement tool implemented on a peer review basis, where websites of selected MDA’s are accessed, evaluated and scored on a series of criteria with Key Performance Indicators (KPIs),  by a jury comprising of competent agencies of government, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Experts from the private sector.

The NNRA is saddled with the responsibility for radiation protection, nuclear safety, security and safeguards in the country and has continuously engaged her stakeholders and the public, keeping them abreast of her activities geared to protect lives, property and the environment from the harmful effects of ionizing radiation and ensure safety and security of radioactive sources and nuclear materials.

The NNRA also engages relevant stakeholders on her activities geared at enabling Nigeria meet her international obligations on the peaceful uses of nuclear technology. It has achieved these through its websites, social media handles, newsletters among others.