FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO SET UP SCIENCE CENTRES ACROSS GEOPOLITICAL ZONES

The Federal Government is to establish science centres in the six geopolitical zones of the country to stimulate the interest of young people in science-related disciplines.

Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, stated that while inaugurating the Chemistry pavilion block of the Assumpta Science Centre in Ofekata, Owerri in Imo State.

He said the centre would serve as the headquarters for informal science learning in Africa with satellite centres in other parts of the continent.

He added that the centre would become an important platform through which the challenge of poverty, disease, illiteracy and underdevelopment in Nigeria and other parts of Africa can be fought and defeated.

This entry was posted in National News. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post. Post a comment or leave a trackback: Trackback URL.

Post a Comment

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *

*
*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

1
KILATISEOn air now 
Host:
%d bloggers like this: