Minister Visits NSTI-IDEA TV to Foster Collaboration in Highlighting STI Activities

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By Maymunah Zubair

In a further step towards promoting Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) in Nigeria, Minister of Innovation, Science, and Technology, Chief Uche Nnaji, paid a visit to the new premises of NSTI-IDEA TV, housed within the NASRDA complex. During the visit, the Minister expressed his elation for the state-of-the-art facilities and emphasized the Ministry’s eagerness to collaborate with the station in showcasing and highlighting STI activities not only within Nigeria but across Africa and beyond.

Speaking to the TV reporters, Minister Nnaji underscored the importance of leveraging media platforms to raise awareness and promote the achievements in the science and technology sector. He emphasized that NSTI-IDEA TV would serve as a vital tool in reaching a broader audience and inspiring future innovators and technopreneurs.

The Minister’s visit to NSTI-IDEA TV signals the Ministry’s commitment to fostering collaboration with various stakeholders in advancing the STI agenda. By partnering with the station, the Ministry aims to amplify its efforts in showcasing the innovative endeavors and technological advancements taking place within Nigeria and the broader African continent.

As preparations for the Science and Technology Innovation Expo 2024 continue, collaborations such as this will play a crucial role in ensuring the success of the event and in promoting a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in Nigeria.

The Ministry’s engagement with NSTI-IDEA TV marks a significant step forward in its mission to harness the power of media to drive positive change and economic growth through science and technology.

The journey towards realizing Nigeria’s potential as a hub for innovation and technological advancement continues, with collaborative efforts like this paving the way for a brighter and more prosperous future.