MINISTRY TO ENGAGE PRIVATE SECTOR ON RESEARCH FINDINGS
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has said that the Ministry will continue to engage the private sector in the commercialization of research findings for economic development of the country.Dr. Onu said this when the management of Skysat Technologies Nig. Ltd presented a Konica multifunctional printers to the ministry in Abuja on Thursday 12th October, 2017. Dr. Onu said the collaboration between the ministry and the private sector would yield fruitful dividends for the two partners, adding that while the private sector would reap maximum profits while employment opportunities would be created for Nigerians as well.
The Minister assured the management of Skysat Technologies Nig-Ltd and other companies of support and urged them to promote local content in their services. Earlier, the leader of the delegation and the Manager, Human Resources Mr. Dare Olaoye said the machine was developed with multiple purpose of printing, faxing, photocopying and scanning to improve productivity and save cost.He disclosed that the company, as part of it Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has built schools and awarded scholarship to indigent children in the country, adding that the company will do more for the country adding that the company was prepared to more for the country.