About Us

Engr. Matthew Tsekiri - Hon. Commissioner of Science and Technology, Delta State

BRIEF HISTORY OF THE MINISTRY

The Ministry of Science & Technology was created on 17th August, 2007 out of Ministry of Commerce & Industry by His Excellency, Dr Emmanuel Ewetan Uduaghan, the Former Governor of Delta State in order to strengthen the already existing thrust of Government towards enhancing Science & Technology Development.

VISION:  To have a vibrant economy driven by world class Science and Technology.

MISSION: To promote a Science and Technology driven economy based on innovation research, invention and best practices.

THE MANDATE OF THE MINISTRY INVOLVES:

Promoting, developing, implementing and reviewing Science and Technology policies in the state, liaising and partnering with the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology (FMST) as well as carry out the following:

  • Industrial Technology and Energy Research
  • Health/Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology and Environmental Science Technology
  • Food/Agric Technology
  • Research of solid Mineral Development (Including exploration, exploitation and utilization).
  • Traditional Medicine/Floral Plant Development
  • Development, Promotion, Adaptation and Acquisition of Science and Technology Innovations;
  • Science and Technology Publications
  • Biotechnology;
  • Exploitation/Application of Medical Research;
  • Technology Product Marketing