Scientists to seek out solution to Virus …Says it’ll not rest until cure is found By Emmanuel Elebeke & Alice Ekpang The federal on Thursday challenged Nigerian scientists to seek out solution to the dreaded Coronavirus currently threatening the planet . Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, The Minister of Science and Technology gave the charge also pledged a N36million Prize for any Nigerian scientist who finds the cure. Bournemouth’s Jordon Ibe found guilty after crashing Bentley into coffee shop
The Minister spoke at the send forth party organised in honour of the previous director of Chemical Technology within the ministry, who recently retired. He explained that the N36 million pledge was to encourage the local scientists tog to venture into innovative and reassure them that federal is extremely much supportive to research and development.
The Minister further charged the scientists to be proactive find lasting solutions to human challenges to convince the planet that Nigeria has the capacity to deal with human problems not only at local scale but at global level. ” i’m confident that our scientists have what it takes to seek out solution to our problems and make Nigeria be independent .
I even have little question in my mind that they will roll in the hay . “He said,it is only way we will reposition our nation to be self reliant: creating jobs, fight poverty and make wealth for our people in line with President Buhari’s agenda.” “We do our greatest to encourage them during this regard.
I challenge them to travel into research and find solution to Coronavirus in order that the planet will know that we’ve the simplest minds we will be pleased with .He is challenging all scientists On behalf of the Ministry, i’m pledging the sum of N36million for any Nigerian scientist that finds solution to Coronavirus. “We won’t attend bed or rest until solution is found to the present disease,” he added.