As the world prepares to key into the emerging 4th Industrial revolution, the Federal government has charged the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) to chart new ways forward for Nigeria in the current drive by the administration to industrialize the country. This is even as it tasks entrepreneurs and investors to adopt the agency’ research and development findings and convert them into finished products and services.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha, handed down the charge at a recent function organized for the management of NASENI in Abuja.
The event was aimed at repositioning the agency to take leading roles as the agency of Federal Government charged with the responsibilities of providing capital goods, equipment, machines and process technologies needed for industrial revolution of Nigeria.
He reminded the participants that a lot was been expected by Nigerian masses, entrepreneurs, industries, SMEs and the Federal Government for the agency to lead Nigeria on the paths of industrialization.
The SGF used the occasion to assure management and staff of NASENI of the federal government ‘s continued supports, as it had always demonstrated, to NASENI in developing new technologies, machines and products to promote diversification of the Nigeria economy.
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Mustapha told the agency that all eyes of stakeholders in Nigeria’s growth and development efforts are on NASENI to chart new ways forward in the current drive by the administration to industrialize the country.