NAN reports that a meeting is currently ongoing between ASUP, Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria
(ARCN) and the school's management to resolve the crisis.
At a public display of the approval, on Monday in Abuja, the coordinating agency for agricultural research in Nigeria, the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria
(ARCN) said after many years of research, the council was proud to present to Nigerians the first home-grown genetically modified food crop which has passed all necessary scientific tests and posed no danger to human health or the environment.
We are under the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria
(ARCN), which has its headquarters in Abuja, the ARCN is counterparts to the National University Commission (NUC), so what the NUC does for the universities is what the ARCN does for the colleges of agriculture and the ARCN is under the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The Acting Director, Partnership and Linkages Programme, of the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria
, Mr Yarama Ndirpaya, said the law is an important tool in the agric sector because it give ownership of varieties to those that create them.