Nigerian Ministry of Science Technology and Innovation has rebranded its vision, mission and logo, in order to meet up with global contemporary and future technological demands.
Nigeria’s Minister of Science Technology and Innovation, Dr.
He further said that technology will help balance gender equality and improve the security situation in the country.
Onu said that Nigeria must plan to have a diversified, knowledge-based and sustainable economy, to enable it maintain regional, continental and global influence.
According to the Minister the Ministry has been leading the way in ensuring that Nigerian economy no longer depends on commodities but rather knowledge and innovation driven.
On the government’s commitment to repositioning the STI sector in the country, Dr.
Onu said that more efforts at innovation and reverse engineering are on hand to ensure the development of “Capital Goods Market” in the country.
Earlier, the Minister of State for Science, Technology and Innovation, Barrister Mohammed Abdullahi said that the rebranding of the Ministry will enable it focus more on current technological trends such as Nano-technology, Smart space technology, Bio-tech and diverse new technological trends.
He further said that the repositioning and rebranding of the Ministry will fast track the developmental agenda of President Buhari led administration.
He further added that the nation’s GDP will improve as a result of innovation and technological development.
The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Mr.
Edet Sunday Akpan said the repositioning and rebranding of the Ministry will bring to fore the ingenuity of Nigerian professionals, scientists and innovators to solve contemporary global issues such as Covid-19 pandemic and security issues currently bedevilling the country.
Akpan while commending the leadership of the Ministry for their cutting-edge innovation and leadership, added that the repositioning of the Ministry will be a spring board for Nigeria’s industrial growth.
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