FG Approves National Policy on Welding

The Federal Government has approved a National Policy on welding and welding related fields and its urgent implementation as part of the efforts to fast track industrialization and sustainable development.

The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Adeleke Olorunnimbe Mamora, who was represented by the Director Chemical Technology Department MEJ Bassey, revealed the policy approval at the North-West zonal dialogue between government and stakeholders in the Science, Technology and Innovation ecosystem on the Establishment and Implementation of Technology and Innovation Centres in Kano.

The Policy according to the Minister will arrest the present situation where many Nigerians have to outsource welding jobs due to the emphasis placed on foreign welding certification.

He stated that the recently approved policy is in line with the implementation of the Presidential Executive Order NO.5 which will boost local content in production.

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