Nigeria Authorities want to extend allocation for Federal Ministry of Science and Know-how and Appoint a Scientist/ Technologist as Minister
If Nigeria as a rustic desires to diversify its economic system she should enhance on the eye given to Federal Ministry of Science and Know-how
The federal allocation allotted to this Ministry and subsequent implementation of its insurance policies can’t be seen within the eyes of her residents as a result of the Minister in cost is just not a Scientist or technologist.
We will get issues proper if the federal government appoints a Physicist, an Industrial Chemist/Chemist, Bio-Technologist, Laptop scientist and Physics Manufacturing Technologist because the Minister in cost, these people will guarantee there may be enhance Analysis and Innovation.
As a rustic undergo our tertiary (Universities, Poly Technics, and so forth) establishment’s Workshops, you will note Lathe Machines that’s forty(40) years of age, that’s been used manually and has develop into a type of hazard to its customers, whereas some developed nations are utilizing CAD(Laptop Aided machines) that may enable for Mass manufacturing and industrialization.
There are millions of graduates who’re specialist in these aforementioned disciplines that may assist our nation in Bio-Know-how ,Agro Know-how and ICTechnology, which may in flip assist to enhance our nation’s economic system.
Nigeria is wealthy in excessive deposit of uranium that can be utilized to assist Energy technology and its provide, additionally if harness in giant portions will also be offered out to different nations.
Nigeria can also be wealthy Iron Ore, Copper and different pure assets that’s means higher and in giant amount than crude oil, however authorities consideration is channeled solely on Crude oil.
Verify Nigeria College’s Laboratories and its equipment, they’re too outdated for innovation and analysis processes. The equipping of our College’s Laboratories needs to be performed in collaboration with the ministry of Science and Know-how, in order that trendy equipments could be put in with worldwide commonplace and practices. To this impact graduates from our establishments could make daring to say they received sensible information of their space of specialisation.
A minister with deep scientific information is what Nigeria wants at current, if actually its residents will probably be lifted from poverty by 2030, not appointing a medical Physician who ought to concern himself in his space of specialisation.
I counsel the appointment of a real Scientist or Technologist as Minister for Science and Know-how subsequently, politics needs to be eschewed on this space, if actually Nigeria desires to develop in infrastructures, human capability and wealth creation.
*Technologist & Politician*