The Federal Government has said it will provide efficient guidelines, programmes, policies and processes to improve its national biosafety system as the country is a genetically modified organism-adopted country.
The Director-General, the National Biosafety Management Agency, Dr Rufus Ebegba, said this at a review meeting of draft national guidelines on genetically modifies plants with stacked gene in Abuja.
Ebegba said: “GMO is a product of any living organism that contains genetically modified through additional gene from unrelated and sometimes related life form, and whose genes has been altered.
He declared: “We also find in our legal system and general guidelines to stack all genetically modified organisms either they are stack or non-stack.
We will also use our existing ones sometimes, local genes, to produce special product.
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