By Paul Efiong
The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology is to work closely with the government of Nasarawa State, to encourage the girl-child embrace and study science and mathematics subjects in schools.
The Minister of State in the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, Mohammed Abdullahi disclosed this when the First Lady of Nasarawa State, Hajia Abdullahi Sule paid him a working visit in his office on Tuesday in Abuja.
Mohammed Abdullahi, further said that the girl-child in Nasarawa state, would be encouraged to see Science and Other related subjects as the pathway to a glorious future. “we will leverage with the office of the First lady, encourage the girl child embrace Sciences”. He added.
In this wise, the Minister of state said the Ministry will initiate programmes targeting the girl-child in Nasarawa state.
According to Barr. Abdullahi, the Ministry have been in the forefront in Technology and Innovations, which have succeeded in having several research institutes that have brought out first class materials and innovations.
Earlier the First Lady of Nasarawa State, Hajia Abdullahi Sule, used the opportunity to offer moral support and prayers for the Minister, to excel and be guided in his duties.