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Nigerian, others get ROSATOM awards

ROSATOM Energy Incorporation has awarded six Africans, including a Nigerian, for possessing indepth knowledge of nuclear energy. The six won the awards from different categories.

The categories include sustainable Development goals, Peaceful Atoms for Africa, among others.

ROSATOM in a statement listed the award recipients as Ugenyi Igbokwe (Nigerian), Irvine Lumumba and Grace Malele (Kenya), David Mwaka and Donald Kemboi (Kenya), Clement Masele and Aneali Kisanga (Tanzania), and Harriet Mphaho and Thabo Mametja (South Africans). Others are Veronica Kgabisang Gouws, Koketso Kgorinyane, Naomi Mokhine (all South Africans).

According to the statement, Igbokwe won the sustainable development goals award, while Lumumba and Malele won the Peaceful Atom for Africa award. Also, Gouws, Mokhine and Kgorinaine won the Benefits of Peaceful Atoms for Africa award.

The six, the statement said, will receive the awards in Johannesburg, South Africa, later this month.