An expert on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Mr Micheal Ale, has recommended an urgent and robust boost in industrialization for Nigeria’s recovery and precautionary steps against possible economic recession. Ale, in a press statement, made available to newsmen on Friday said the nation needs to key into the global policy on SDGs.
He said, “It is not about government policy, it is all about understanding what industrialization is, adding that, if we look into a global perspective as far as the United Nations and all over the world are concerned, there is a global policy and a national policy. The National President of Association of Water Well Drilling Rig Owners and Practitioners (AWDROP) in Nigeria said COVID-19 is the beginning of another revolution in industrialization in the fourth category because we will start talking about chips, robots, and the likes. “How many of our universities have research outcomes to use? “All these developed countries go to their universities; their businessmen can go to universities and engage them in researches that would help their development.
“They sponsor such researches that can add value to their companies. It doesn’t have to be government alone,” he said.
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