Chief Executive: Dr. Agnes Yemisi Asagbra
Address: Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Express Way,
(Airport Road), Near City Gate,
(National Park Service), FCT. Abuja,
Phone Number: +2348180805451
Official Contact Person: Dr. Agha Ukpai Agha, Ag. Director Biosecurity
Phone number of contact person: +2347046124200
Email of contact person: email@example.com
Main Mandate of Organization: The NBMA is charged with the responsibility of providing regulatory framework, institutional and administrative mechanism for safety measures in the application of modern bio-technology in Nigeria with the view to preventing any adverse effect on human health, animals, plants and the environment.
Mandate as it relates to biosecurity:The NBMA Act was amended in July 2019, to include the regulation of emerging biotechnologies like gene editing, gene drive, and synthetic biology and also to put measures to ensure biosecurity in Nigeria.