The Honourable Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Dr. (Sen.) Adeleke Olorunnimbe Mamora has said that nations all over the world strive towards the zenith of industrialization, climate change mitigation and security for sustainable development and growth.
Mamora stated that the nations are leveraging on the new energy Order-Green House energy being embraced by the world empowering their industrial activities with Green House energy policy which is catalyst in reducing the menace of climate change.
The Minister said this during the visit by the Participants of the Senior Executive Course (SEC) 45 2023 National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), held in Abuja recently.
Mamora explained that Climate change is a universal issue which every Country is impacted upon by effect of industrialization and deployment of policy measures, to mitigate the challenges of climate issues.
According to the Minister, meaningful achievement in industrialization, climate change and security, would be achieved if there is sincere commitment on the application of STI intervention programmes.
Mamora also stated that the Ministry, as a national custodian of all innovation matters in Nigeria is poised to transform developmental paradigm of the country to knowledge driven industrial hub in Africa and reference point in the world.
He further said that the Ministry has made commendable and sustainable contributions to indigenous industrial development towards climate adaptation and mitigation.
Speaking, the Honourable Minister of State, for Science, Technology and Innovation, Chief Henry Ikechukwu Ikoh said that the interest of the Participants of the Senior Executive Course 45 2023 to interact with the Management of the Ministry will enable them to inform the public on the importance of STI in industrialization and climate change mitigation.
To this end, Chief Ikoh stated that the report of the participants of the course will improve the knowledge inputs and outputs of various Parastatals, Departments, and Agencies of government and public towards green energy revolution and industrialization which will ensure speedy socio-economic development of Nigeria.
Earlier, the Permanent Secretary, Mrs. Monilola Udoh said that FMSTI is working assiduously to ensure delivery on the mandates of its seventeen Agencies, especially in the areas of Industrialization, Climate change mitigation and Energy Security in Nigeria and the world in general.
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