Nigerian Government to Send First Citizen to Space

Nigerian Government to Send First Citizen to Space

The Nigerian government is set to send its first citizen to space, as announced by the Director General of the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), Dr. Mathew Adepoju, on Wednesday.

This significant development follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Nigerian government and the Space Exploration and Research Agency, with NASRDA acting as the partnering agency.

Dr. Adepoju highlighted the importance of this collaboration, stating, “This collaboration marks a significant milestone in Nigeria’s 25th anniversary of space exploration and opens new opportunities for scientific research and technological advancement.”

The announcement, reported by PUNCH, emphasizes the potential benefits and advancements this partnership will bring to Nigeria’s space exploration efforts.

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