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We Will Ensure Adequate Resources For Research And Development, Buhari Assures

 

President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, affirmed that Nigeria acknowledges the centrality of science and know-how within the growth course of and can guarantee ample useful resource allocation for analysis and growth.

Speaking at a breakfast assembly of the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development within the South (COMSATS) organized by the President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo in his capability as Chairperson, President Buhari stated know-how is aiding Nigeria’s development in crucial sectors of the economic system.

He famous that his administration was acutely aware of the relevance of science and know-how in nationwide growth and as such has a ministry devoted to the sector, which is headed by a scientist.

‘‘We are concentrating on encouraging our students, at the primary and post-primary levels, to love and study more of science-related subjects rather than arts, political science, and history,’’ the Nigerian chief stated on the assembly on the margins of the thirty third AU Summit.

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The President acknowledged that whereas discovering assets to fund science and technology-related ventures could possibly be a problem, Nigeria was conscious of the massive advantages and can proceed to do her finest to make sure ample useful resource allocation for analysis and growth.

In his remarks, the Ghanaian President stated as an inter-governmental group made up of 27 member states, COMSATS was enjoying a number one function in cultivating an enhanced tradition of scientific and technological cooperation amongst member states.

He stated the physique was reaching this goal by way of capability constructing, training, analysis, and growth

Contributing to an open dialogue on the assembly, Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, who’s a part of the Nigerian President’s entourage to Ethiopia, referred to as on the physique to construction its operations in a manner that creates ‘‘centres of excellence’’ in member states.

Ayade stated such centres will assist in training, coaching, and analysis for residents of taking part international locations in particular fields and vocations of science and know-how.

resident Buhari attends Breakfast Meeting of the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development within the South in Addis Ababa on ninth Feb 2020President Buhari with Vice President of Gambia, Ghanian President Nana Akufo-Addo, Executive Director COMSATs Dr. S.M. Junaid Zaidi, Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State and different dignitaries throughout the Breakfast Meeting of the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development within the South in Addis Ababa on ninth Feb 2020.President Buhari with Ghanian President Nana Akufo-Addo and Executive Director COMSATs Dr. S.M. Junaid Zaidi throughout the Breakfast Meeting of the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development within the South in Addis Ababa on ninth Feb 2020.

 

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