PMB Re-appoints Ojo As NASC DG


President Muhammadu Buhari has re-appointed the Director-General of the National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC), Dr Philip Olusegun Ojo, as a result of the successes of the seed sector in Nigeria under his watch.

According to a letter signed by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, the re-appointment takes effect from Sunday, May 26, 2019.

Dr Ojo whose areas of special expertise include Seed Certification and Quality Control, Seed Production, Seed Testing, Seed Conditioning, Seed Storage and Capacity Building, has deployed his wealth of experience in transforming the Council into an innovative agency that has recorded tremendous growth and progress.

Under his leadership, Nigeria through the Council is benefiting from the regional harmonised seed regulation within the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS),  as the country is so far the only one capable of moving seeds to other countries as a result of its advanced seed system,…

Source: Leadership Newspaper