FG to establish new technology agency – Minister

The federal government is proposing to establish an agency that will focus on robotics and Artificial Intelligence, the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu has said. He disclosed this on Monday when he received a delegation of the Academy of Science in his office in Abuja.

Dr Onu noted that when established, the agency will help to improve the quality of research in the nation’s universities and industrial laboratories.

He said the Academy of Science is well-placed to advise the federal government on issues bordering on Science, Technology and Innovation. The minister also said it was high time Nigeria takes its place among the leading nations of the world in terms of Science, Technology and Innovation. Read more

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