Minister of Science and Technology Dr Ogbonnaya Onu has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the University of Abuja, uniabuja, on research projects.
The signing of the MoU took place at the minister’s office when the Vice chancellor of the University, Prof Michael Adikwu, paid him a courtesy visit in Abuja, adding that the MoU was part of the innovative and technological drive between the ministry and the university.
According to a press statement made available to our correspondent and signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the minister, Mr Taye Akinyemi quoted the minister as saying that the ministry would further sign similar MoU with other universities in the remaining five geo- political zones.
“The MoU is to promote research findings and good ideas that will culminate into good products and services for Nigerians.”
The vice chancellor was also quoted as saying that the purpose of the visit was to establish collaboration with the ministry in areas of research findings.
Adikwu added that the collaboration was to promote accelerated development in innovations to assist students contribute their quota towards national development.

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