FG to Establish Waste Management Pilot Plant In Benue State – Minister

He added that the plant would be used to effectively manage waste product in the North Central zone of the country.

Minister of Science and Technology Dr Ogbonnaya Onu says the Federal Government would establish a waste management pilot plant in Benue.

He added that the plant would be used to effectively manage waste product in the North Central zone of the country.

The minister made this known when he launched the ”National Waste-to-Wealth Programme” in the state.

According to the minister, the rich natural and agricultural resources of Benue made the state the choice location for the establishment of the plant.

He said when the plant is established, it would serve as model for other states in the zone.

”We are confident that every Nigerian, regardless of ethnic origin, religious persuasion or status in the society has a right to live a decent life in a society with government he or she can trust in the pursuit of enduring happiness.

”The waste-to-wealth programme, I believe will make the difference in our search for a new Nigeria.

”A Nigerian that will deploy science and technology to feed her citizens, restore her self-confidence and improve her capacity for export trade, export earnings, and strengthen our currency,” Onu said through his representative, Udon Ekang, the Director of Science and Technology Education in the ministry.

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