~As Professor Haruna urged Governor Umahi to make himself available to escalate his exploits in the State to the Country as President of Nigeria come 2023.
The Governor of Ebonyi State, Engineer David Nweze Umahi has charged the youths to sit up and channel their youthful exuberance in proffering solutions to some of the challenges confronting the nation.
The Governor made the remarks while playing host to a delegation of the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure, NASENI at Governor’s Office, new Government House, Abakaliki.
While saying that the solution to most of the Country’s predicaments lie in the creativity of Nigerians especially youths, Governor Umahi indicated interest to partner the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure, NASENI to diversity the State’s economy and promote the capacity of the youths.
Governor Umahi assured of his administration’s commitment to collaborate with the Agency to estalish a workshop that will train Ebonyi Youths to specialize in assemblage and fabrication of homegrown solutions to the needs of the Nation.
“Your potential has no meaning if it cannot be deployed, if you are an erudite Professor, you can teach us beautiful things but you cannot translate them, practically, it has no meaning.
He commended the Agency for being practical in the search for solutions to Nigeria’s problems.
Earlier, the Vice Chairman of National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure, NASENI, Professor Sani Haruna said the Agency is poised to provide domestic remedy to National problems through technological solutions.
He explained that the Agency has the capacity to provide solar energy, fabricate motorcycles, trucks, aircraft, tricycles and other groundbreaking domestic interventions that would turn around the fortunes of the Nigerian Nation.
“We are an Agency with the mandate to promote and fastrack safe reliance, Technology and knowledge manufacturing and human development, we do alot of training in skills and Building capacities and we use locally available raw material for our productions and this raw material is silica, and silica is from sand and sand is free of charge”
Professor Sani Haruna recommended the application of solar powered solution to challenges of electricity supply and transportation to stabilize the Nation’s critical sectors.
He commended Governor Umahi for doing the Engineering Profession proud through standard infrastructural projects in the State such as the concrete roads, the shopping mall among others, describing him as the best Governor of the year.
The leader of the NASENI team enjoined Governor Umahi to make himself available to escalate his exploits in the State to the Country as President of Nigeria come 2023.
The Governor was joined in receiving the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure, NASENI team by Principal officers of Government.
Special Assistant to the Governor
(Media and Publicity)
March 17, 2021.