What is the latest news about road development in Nigeria? What measures Dr. Onu plans to take to change the situation? Read the article about his declaration.
Minister of science and equipment in Nigeria, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has told that researches continue to arrange production of cement for construction of roads in the country. He believes that production of cement is necessary to make quality roads. Now many of them are quickly damaged because of small amount of asphalt and bring many inconveniences to drivers.
He and his representatives have asked the government of Nigeria and NIBRRI to begin researches of condition of asphalt. Onu has told that they hope to achieve quality of roads as in many developed countries. According to him, the country has all necessary means to become the production center of Africa. Also consumption of materials of owns production will be able to favorably influence economy. The minister considers that Nigeria possesses high potential for this purpose.
'Nigerian scientists and engineers have great opportunities. We want to make everything that they were prospering and successful. We have to develop mines, industry and agriculture. Young and old personnel should be involved in this business to promote innovative development of Nigeria'.