Weather stations in tertiary institutions sub-standard, says NiMet

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 10:15

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has called for urgent intervention to upgrade the sub-standard weather stations across tertiary institutions in the country.Reason, he said his organisation is committed to ensuring that these facilities in higher institutions are upgraded to meet World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) standard, within a short period.
Director-General of the agency, who also doubles as Nigeria’s permanent representative at the WMO, Professor Sani Abubakar Mashi, speaking at the donation of weather station to the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, said findings revealed that weather stations across tertiary institutions needed urgent intervention to get to acceptable level.