HON. COMMISSIONER FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ENGR MATTHEW TESKIRI UNDERSCORES IMPACT OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY IN GLOBALIZATION

Delta State Commissioner for Science and Technology, Engr. Matthew Tsekiri has stressed the impact of science and technology in promoting globalization in the society.

Engr. Matthew Tsekiri stated this during an interview with SMART Delta News Crew in his office in Asaba.

He explained that science and technology has brought lots of changes and development in the world, saying: “Right now in the world we can reach out to people in America within a minute, this was not there like 20yrs ago but with technology we can see lots of things happening in different countries while we are in Nigeria watching the event live. We can send emails to a person and the person receives the message instantly, as against those days when the use of telegram, writing of letter takes a long time for it to be delivered.”

He further said that technology has helped in the learning process saying that the state had come of age.

According to Engr. Matthew Tsekiri: “In Delta State, things are done in a digitalized way, not analog anymore. Delta State is just 29yrs old now, compared to the time it was just 4 or 10yrs ago. Delta State has increased its performance. The state is moving very fast towards the actualization of stronger Delta vision of the Okowa’s Administration.”

The Commissioner thanked Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for his continual support and making available sustainable scientific infrastructure in the state, adding that the governor supported the mission to invest in SMART CITY to provide internet facilities.

A project which is currently on going, this internet facilities will reach out to all deltans. Since 2015 when the governor came to power, he has done so well in all sectors, Delta State has improved a lot during Okowa’s administration,” he stated.

He said that the innovation hub was currently being renovated, and that the Ministry of Science and Technology had a lot of activities lined up to help Delta Youths with ICT training.

 

OKOH ESEOGHERE KATE

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