NEWS NASENI, DICON col­lab­o­rate on mil­i­tary hard­ware

Daily Trust - - NEWS - By Zakariyya Adaramola

The De­fence In­dus­tries Cor­po­ra­tion of Nige­ria (DICON) and the Na­tional Agency for Science and En­gi­neer­ing In­fra­struc­ture (NASENI) have said they would col­lab­o­rate in the man­u­fac­tur­ing of mil­i­tary hard­ware.

The part­ner­ship is com­ing fol­low­ing Pres­i­dent Muham­madu Buhari’s re­cent di­rec­tive to NASENI to part­ner with rel­e­vant in­sti­tu­tions to ex­plore its tech­nol­ogy in­no­va­tions for busi­ness en­ter­prises and in cur­tail­ing the present se­cu­rity chal­lenges amongst other so­cio-eco­nomic ben­e­fits for the coun­try.

“In ad­vanced coun­tries of Europe and Amer­ica, etc, the mil­i­tary and civil­ian in­sti­tu­tions work in syn­ergy to de­velop tech­nol­ogy in­no­va­tions used in solv­ing ev­ery­day chal­lenges of liv­ing in so­ci­ety and Nige­ria’s own ex­pe­ri­ences ought not to be dif­fer­ent”, said, the Act­ing Di­rec­tor-Gen­eral/ CE of DICON, Bri­gadier-Gen­eral Dick­son Ehiorobo who re­ceived at its head­quar­ters in Kaduna, the man­age­ment of NASENI led by the Ex­ec­u­tive Vice Chair­man/CE, Pro­fes­sor Mo­hammed Sani Haruna, ac­cord­ing to a state­ment from NASENI.

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