The approval followed the consideration of the report of the Joint Committee on Communications, Science and Technology, ICT and Cyber Crimes, and Primary Health Care and Communicable Diseases.
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This was contained in a statement by the Public Relations Officer of the institution, Temitope Akinbisoye, on Wednesday in Ikere-Ekiti.
The minister gave the assurance while receiving in audience, the Vice Chancellor of Nile University of Nigeria, Prof. Osman Aras in his office on Monday, in Abuja.
The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Olayinka Oyebode, announced the development in a statement on Friday.
The News Agency of Nigeria quoted the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Olayinka Oyebode, as saying on Saturday that the signing of the bill is part of activities marking the second anniversary of the administration.
Abdulganiyu Aminu, the Director of Press and Public Relations in the ministry, said this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.
The Minister disclosed this while inaugurating the Technical Inter-Ministerial Sub-Committee on Pollution Control in Nigeria.
The Governor was accompanied on the tour by the Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Evangelist Foluso Daramola, and other top officials of the ministry.
Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, the Minister of Science and Technology, says the Executive Order 5 signed by President Muhammadu Buhari will make Nigeria self reliant and less dependent on other countries.
President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria recognises science and technology in development process and will, therefore, ensure adequate resource allocation for research and development.
Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, says Nigeria has the capacity to produce industrial machine spare parts including those of aircraft through Projects Development Institute, Enugu.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has called for constant review of Science and Technology Policy to reflect the changing trends in the global world.
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology, Bitrus Nabasu, said the Federal Government has plans to develop a National Leather Product Policy to boost Gross Domestic Product of the country.
Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, a ministerial nominee from Ebonyi, says Nigeria has made giant strides in science and technology innovation development in the last four years of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu on Tuesday in Abuja, reiterated the ministry’s commitment to support and encourage inventions in the country.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Obgonnaya Onu, doled out N6.750 million to researchers, innovators and investors who distinguished themselves at the just concluded Technology and Innovation Expo 2019 which took place in Enugu.
Onu said such effort would assist the nation to produce enough energy needed to grow the nation’s economy.
The minister said this after listening to presentations by some student inventors and innovators at the ongoing 1st International Workshop on Science Parks and Innovation Eco-system for National Development on Friday at University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
The FMST Minister, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, said the committee would need to engage in aggressive public awareness on Nanotechnology in all states of the Federation.
Onu noted that technology was critical to economic development, adding that government had adopted technology to achieve economic progress.