Flood disaster is a wake-up call for Nigeria – D.G. NOTAP

Channels Television  
Updated October 24, 2012

Discussing the recent flood disaster that rocked major part of the country, a newspaper report said the Federal Government is losing 6.75 billion naira oil revenue to flood on a daily basis.

Looking at technology and flood, the Director General of the National Office for the Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP); Umar Bindir said flood disaster is not a new thing in the world as a lot of countries before Nigeria has had the experience and were able to cope, that is bounce back economically.

The D.G. who was on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily said that it is time for Nigeria to now wake-up in infusing technology into disasters for the economy not to suffer losses like this again.

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