The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation in Nigeria, Dr. Adeleke Mamora, says his priority is to enhance productivity, progress and good interpersonal relationships in the ministry.
The Minister, who stated this during a parley with the media in Abuja on the activities of the ministry within the 5 months of his regime, said he hopes to achieve this by ensuring that all management and staff of the ministry imbibe the principle of the five C’s: a cooperation, collaboration, coordination, communication and cordiality in their interactions.
He noted that imbibing these principles will assist the various departments and agencies in the ministry work in cohesion.
Dr Mamora also said the ministry is putting in place an arrangement for a planetarium and broadband facilities, through NASRDA in Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement, the national policy on welding policy approved by the Federal Executive Council in October which will facilitate the process of industrialization in Nigeria, the production of a six-cylinder IC Engine component for automobile industries by the Project Development Institute (PRODA), among others.
The Minister also listed critical policy documents to include Revised 2022 STI Policy, National STI Roadmap and the Technical Committee on Implementation Plan for STI Policy, registration and release of new varieties of crops and livestock breeds for private seed companies and public research institutions and a host of other achievements continuously recorded by agencies under the ministry
Earlier, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Mrs. Monilola Udoh, had stressed the importance STI and efforts of the Science, Technology and Innovation ministry at sensitising the populace on the benefits of STI for economic growth.
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