The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology (FMST) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with University of Abuja on research projects.
Information about the MoU is contained in a statement issued by Mr Taye Akinyemi, the Chief Press Secretary to the Science and Technology Minister in Abuja.
Akinyemi stated that the Minister in of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, stated this when the Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Michael Adikwu, paid him a visit in Abuja.
He said that the MoU was part of the innovative and technological drive between the ministry and the university.
He quoted the minister as saying that the ministry would further sign similar MoU with other universities in the remaining five geo- political zones.
“The MoU is to promote research findings and good ideas that will culminate into good products and services for Nigerians.”
The vice chancellor was also quoted as saying that the purpose of the visit was to establish collaboration with the ministry in areas of research findings.
Adikwu added the collaboration was to promote accelerated development in innovations to assist students contribute their quota toward national development.