MINISTER of State, Science and Technology, Muhammed Abdullahi has advised members of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) to emulate the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in taking charge of local content with regard to their profession.
Abdullahi spoke in Kano as guest of honour at the 2019 NSE conference, where he delivered a paper titled ‘Challenges, Prospects and Strategies for the implementation of the Presidential Executive Order No 5 for National Infrastructural Development’.
He said: “As a lawyer, I will advise the NSE to take a cue from the Nigerian Bar Association, that from the beginning protected the Nigerian legal practice’’.
Explaining the Presidential Executive Order No. 5 which was signed by President Buhari on February 2, 2018, the minister said it was for planning and execution of projects, promotion of Nigerian content in contracts, science, engineering and technology.