Senior Presidential Advisor (OSPA), Nana Yaw Osafo Mafo has charged the Ministry of Environmental Science and Technology to make available all science related research findings known to the general public to educate them on science related issue about the environment.
According to him, Ghana has chopped tremendous success when it comes to teaching, learning and research work in science and anything that has to do with the environment. He added that, the country in the past did not have enough universities that focused on researching works and finding solutions to challenges that was being faced.
The seasoned politician was speaking to the media during the launching of the National Innovation Challenge (NIC) that seeks to build a culture of innovation among Ghanaian citizens as well as inject some energy and ideas of using innovation to create new ideas and ensure that innovations are commercialized.
The challenge is under the auspices of the Public Sector Reform for Results Project which is being implemented under the Office of the Senior Presidential Advisor (OSPA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI).
Nana Yaw Osafo Mafo stressed that, the government has done tremendous in the support of innovations and technologies therefore his office move to support the youth as he added that, the country must have a way of coordinating all research and people must know what is going on.
Also, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) who doubles as MP for Sefwei Wiawso, Dr Kwaku Afriyie noted that, Ghana cannot keep adopting to other countries policies so therefore we must also look to engaging in innovations and adaptation.
He added that, the National Innovations Challenge (NIC) is best to bringing innovations out from the youth as he says, the country must make sure all systems work together to create an Innovations driven society.