Newly sworn-in Minister for Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, stated on Wednesday in Abuja that he would strive to be the best minister in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet.
Vanguard reports that Onu, who spoke at a reception organised in his honour by Concerned Ebonyi State Indigenes, pledged that he would work assiduously to emerge as the best minister the country ever produced.
“One assurance that I will always give you and I have said it repeatedly, is that as your son, I will never do something that you will be ashamed of.
“It is better for me to leave politics than for me to do something for my own selfish interest that will make you to be ashamed of your son.I will continue to act in a way that Nigerians will know that Ebonyi State is truly the Salt of the Nation.I want to assure you that I will make sure that I will be the best minister Nigeria ever had,” he stated.
The former governor of old Abia, stressed that no nation had ever attained greatness without science and technology.
“I want you to go home with these words: no nation from the beginning of time has ever become great without embracing science and technology.