.The Minister of State for Science and Technology, Barrister Mohammed Abdullahi says the Ministry has begun several entrepreneurship skill programs to stem the tide of unemployment in the country.
Barrister Mohammed disclosed this when the delegates of the Nassarawa State All Progressive Congress (APC) Committee paid him a working courtesy visit in his office on 19th September 2019 in Abuja.
Such programs, according to Barrister Abdullahi are embedded in the technology incubation and innovation system developed by the Ministry to assist start-ups nurture their businesses from small to medium and large-scale enterprises.
He further appealed to the party elders to encourage young Nigerians to embrace science subjects, adding that the future lies in science and technology.
It is through science and technology that the youths can take advantage and benefit maximally from the incubation technology being promoted in several incubation centers across the country.
According to Barrister Abdullahi, even though the study of humanity and social science is good, there is need for the youths to also venture into the sciences.
In his word, “I think it is time that we begin to focus the attention of our children towards reading sciences subject for that is the future of the world”
He added, there are several opportunities in the Ministry of Science and Technology which can only be maximally harnessed by the youths who study Sciences.
He further congratulated the All Progressive Congress (APC) of Nasarawa State for the string of victories they had recorded in the past few months both at the tribunals and also during the recently held elections.
Barrister Abdullahi thanked the APC delegation for her show of solidarity to him and Mr. President and promised to extend their regards to the President.
Earlier, the Deputy Chairman of APC Aliyu Yakubu Barde said the party deemed it fit and proper to show its support and solidarity to him on his appointment as Minister of State and also thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for granting him the opportunity to be part of the team to carry the nation to the next level.
Earlier, the secretary of the party, Mr. Aliyu Bello commended the Minister of State for his dedication to duties and his loyalty to his superiors as testified by his antecedents in Nasarawa State. He prayed for a cordial working relationship between him and the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu.
FOR: DD (Press and Public Relation)
19th September 2019