The Minister of State for Science and Technology, Barrister Mohammed Abdullahi, has called on Nigerian students to join the train in encouraging their peers and younger ones to embrace Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
Barrister Abdullahi, gave the challenge when the Natural and Applied Science Students Association (NASSA) of Nasarawa State University paid him a courtesy visit in his office on Thursday in Abuja.
Barrister Abdullahi further said that Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) are important to national development, as the fate of the global community lay solidly in these subjects.
The Minister also said the future, fate and destiny of the world youths is dependent on science and technology.
He further said that Science and Technology is playing a central role in all spheres of global affairs today, whether military, economy, entertainment, and the rest.
He assured the students of continuous support for their research materials, facilities and their welfare. He further added that the students would be invited to conferences and workshops hosted by the Ministry.
Barrister Abdullahi expressed solidarity with the students, and expressed his gratitude for the honour and support shown for his office and assured them of his support at all time.
Earlier, the President of the Natural and Applied Science Students Association of Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Suhailu Adam Yahaya praised the Minister for his dynamic and exemplary leadership.
For: DD (Press and PR)
9th January 2020