The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu has received the Report of the Committee to Rectify the National Research and Innovation Council Establishment Bill 2019.
The Minister, who was represented by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Mr Bitrus Nabasu thanked members of the Committee for a job well-done and promised to implement the recommendations of report for the development of science and technology sector.
The Minister said the creation of the National Research and Innovation Council Establishment Bill 2019 would create conducive environment for research work to thrive and transform Nigeria into a modern, developed and technology savvy nation.
The Minister said members of the committee were nominated based on their track-record of solid achievements and erudition.
The Chairman of the Committee, Professor Emeritus Mosto Nuoha said the Committee studied the loopholes of the earlier Report and made relevant amendments to enable the Bill to sail through.