IAR&T former boss gets committee appointment

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EBENEZER Adebowale, former Director of the Institute of Agricultural Research &Training (IAR&T), Ibadan, has been appointed a member of the committee on the repositioning of the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN).

IAR&T Public Relations Officer, Dr Niyi Amusat, who made the disclosure in a statement he issued on Saturday in Ibadan said that Adebowale was IAR&T boss between 2003 to 2008 and a fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (NIAS).

“The management and the entire staff of IAR&T congratulate our indefatigable former director on this well deserved appointment in the service of his fatherland.

“We pray God gives him and the committee wisdom to discharge their duty effectively,” he said in the statement.

Amusat said the committee on the repositioning of ARCN was inaugurated recently in Abuja by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture.

He said ARCN has a core mandate to coordinate, supervise, monitor and evaluate agricultural research, extension and training in all the national agricultural research institutes and federal colleges of agriculture in Nigeria.

“ARCN also serves as a research manager and offers policy advisory services to the Federal Government of Nigeria on agricultural research and development, ‘’ the statement said.

NAN

Nov 7, 2020 @ 13:46 GMT

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