NLNG’s Science Prize judges begin adjudication process for 2021 cycle

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NLNG’s Science Prize judges begin adjudication process for 2021 cycle

By Jimoh Babatunde

The Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG), has resumed the activities in the prize cycle of the $100,000 Nigeria Prize for Science, which was put off last year because of the Covid-19 pandemic, with the hand-over of 49 entries to the panel of judges today.

Speaking at a virtual hand-over ceremony, the chairman of the Advisory Board for the prize, Professor Alfred Akpoveta Susu, said the entries received in 2020 for the theme “Innovations in Sustainable Food Security” were carried over into the 2021 cycle after a decision to postpone the prize due to the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).

Speaking at the ceremony, NLNG’s General Manager for External Relations and Sustainable Development, Mrs Eyono Fatayi-Williams said NLNG was excited about the return of the prize, stating that the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and the accelerated development of vaccines emphasise the need to maximise utilisation of science in solving human problems.

She said seeking solutions…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper