Nigeria, May 26th, 2021.- The Cuban ambassador to Nigeria, Clara M. Pulido Escandell, received at the headquarters of the Cuban embassy Professor Paul Chidozie Onyenekwe, general director of the Sheda Science and Technology Complex (SHESTCO) accompanied by members of the board of directors of the institution.
Both addressed topics of common interest, in the field of science, medicine, pharmaceuticals, among others. They also agreed on the interest of deepening relations between the scientific institutions of the two countries.
The Sheda Science and Technology Complex is an entity linked to the Nigerian Ministry of Science and Technology. It is a multidisciplinary research and development facility located in the Kwali Area Council, about 70 km from Abuja. It was established by the Federal Government of Nigeria in 1993. The complex has three well-equipped laboratories for biotechnology, chemistry and physics, and a Nuclear Technology Center with a gamma irradiation plant.
In the meeting was present the Cro. Pavel Bauzá, counsellor of the Cuban diplomatic mission in Nigeria.
(Embassy of Cuba in Nigeria)