The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Adeleke Olorunnimbe Mamora has directed Governing Board of Raw Materials Research and Development Council, to ensure that Raw Materials are transformed to finished and revenue generating product.
Adeleke said this during the inauguration of the Governing Board of Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC) today in his office, Abuja.
According to the press statement signed by the Deputy Director (DD- Press &PPR) Mr. Atuora Obed, that the Minister called on the members of the Board to be grateful to Mr. President, Muhammadu Buhari, for choosing them out of millions of Nigerians and appealed to them to work assiduously towards industrialization and meaningful progress of the country.
The Minister warned that the Board should not interfere with daily administration of the organization, rather make policies that can drive the growth of the Agency.
Earlier, the Minister of State for Science, Technology and Innovation (FMSTI) Chief Henry Ikoh in his remarks, said that Board Members are selected based on track records as Nigeria is moving from resource to knowledge based economy.