The Minister of State for Science and Technology , Mohammed H Abdullahi received in audience the Provost and Management of College of Agriculture, Science and Technology.
The Minister , Barr. Mohammed assured the provost Dr. Musa Yahyah of the Ministry’s support to the Nasarawa State Government through The College of Agriculture , Science and Technology Lafia to strengthen various Science , Technology and Innovation (STI) related departments set up newly at the Institution to meet National Board for Technical Education – NBTE criteria.
Barr. Abdullahi in his word , said such support will come in capacity development, provision of science equipments, course contents and curriculum Development .
Barr. Mohammed further said that some agencies under the supervision of the Ministry as been identified, such as Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi, Lagos, Nigerian Institute of Science , Laboratory and Technology (NILST ) and Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC) have been mandated to intervene in such areas.
Barr. Mohammed enjoined the Provost Dr Musa M. Yahaya and his team to key into the #STI Roadmap 2017-2030 & other relevant regulatory literature to be competitive in the overall objectives of setting up these new departments.
Dr Musa thanked the Minister for his readiness and willingness to assist the College.
Aliyu Sanusi (PA-HMoS)
1st June , 2021