The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnya Onu says that Presidential Executive Order N0. 5 will improve the quality of life of Nigerians by industrializing the country, creating employment and make Nigerians to be self-reliant.
Dr. Onu made the remarks at the North-Central Dialogue on the Presidential Executive Order .5 on Friday, 10th August, 2018 in Abuja.
According to the Minister, the Executive Order No.5 will transform Nigerians beyond what anybody can imagine as it took into cognizance positive experience of other countries.
He said that the Executive Order is not restricted to only engineering and technology alone but all professionals in different fields describing it as evolutionary process that will make Nigeria to be their best and self-confident.
Dr. Onu said Nigeria is endowed with intelligent people whose talents are not being utilized. He charged Nigerians Journalists to publicise the Executive Order to all Nigerians, adding that many small scale industries would be transformed into medium-scale with the new order.
Earlier, in its opening remarks, the Permanent Secretary, Mr. Bitrus Bako Nabasu said that Executive Order was a deliberate step by this admiration to move Nigeria to a new direction.
The President of Nigerian Society of Engineers, Engr. Adekunle Mokwelu charged Nigerians Engineers to propagate the Executive Order. 5 that is being driven by Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, describing him as a deep river flowing in momentous silence.
He said that the no country develops without science and Technology. adding that the country will change in the next five years if everybody owns the Executive Order.
Ede E. Etuk
Assistant Chief Information Officer
For DD (Press & Public Relations Unit)
10th August, 2018