Edo stake Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, inaugurated Prof. Kessington Obahiagbon as the chairman of the Edo State Science, Technology and Innovation Committee, charged with developing a strategy that will make the state a hub for science, technology and innovation.
Obaseki, while inaugurating the committee at Government House, Benin City, said the move is part of the government’s efforts to drive growth in various sectors of the state, leveraging technology.
He said: “As you are all aware, today’s world is about technology and any state or government that fails to take advantage of scientific development and information will be left in the dark. The COVID-19 era has shown that technology is important for any state that wishes to survive dislocations brought by the pandemic.
“We are lucky, blessed, and fortunate to be affiliated with experts and leaders in the area of proliferating science and…