The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy in Kaduna, stressed the importance of technology to Isa Pantami, national development.
Pantami made the call while speaking via virtual conference at the opening of a two-day first Faculty of Science International Conference, organised by the Airforce Institute of Techology AFIT Kaduna.
The conference was in line with the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development 2022.
It had the theme ‘Positioning Basic Sciences and Technology in Enhancing Digital Economy and National Security’.
The international conference was in collaboration with United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation UNESCO, and supported by Kaura Motors, an automobile company.
Also, Governor Nasir Elrufa’i said that the state government had put modalities on ground to improve relevant science and technology education in the state, adding that at basic education, they had employed over 24,000 teachers at primary school level.