Breaking: Nigeria announces plans to send first citizen to space

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced a landmark initiative to send its first citizen into space

The Director General of the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), Mathew Adepoju, made the announcement at a press conference in Abuja on Wednesday.

Adepoju disclosed that the Federal Government has signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in collaboration with NASRDA and the Space Exploration and Research Agency.

“This collaboration, which is coming to the country, marks a significant milestone in Nigeria’s 25th anniversary of Space Exploration journey and opens new opportunities for scientific research and technological advancement,” Adepoju said.