The Minister of state for Education, Hon. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba(PhD), has tasked the participants of the just concluded, 23rd National Junior Engineers, Technicians & Scientists (JETS) Competition to improve on the experience they gained from the competition, which he said had the vision of developing talents throughout the country.
In his remarks, Hon Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba stated that “I have been fully briefed about the wonderful hospitality of the director/CEO and the entire staff of the center, right from the pre visit by the officials of the ministry to the centre up to this moment, I was not expecting anything less, we are all one in the federal ministry of education”
The Hon. minister thanked all resource persons, coordinators, accompanying teachers and students from all the states and FCT for their untiring efforts towards making the competition a great success.
He commended them for their forthrightness and hardwork, which he said will go a long way in advancing science, technology engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in Nigeria.
The Honorable minister therefore urged the participants to put to good use the experience gathered towards ensuring that they expand the first of STEM, towards solving real life problems as most real time global players in technology today achieved their status through ingenuity and hardwork of scientists, engineers, technologists and mathematicians.
The minister further stated that the ministry of education will continue to support and collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the promotion of STEM education for the advancement of the country and the well being of Nigerians.
While congratulating winners in the recent competition, the State Minister for Education encouraged those who did not win to try their best next time as education is a process.