Author: Reuben Shagu, Corporate Communications And Media Unit

Date: 25th Aug. 2023 08:18 pm

In a time-honored tradition that signifies the seamless transition of responsibilities and the pursuit of collaborative governance, the Director General and CEO of the National Board for Technology Incubation (NBTI), Dr. Mrs. Uchenna Chukwu, had the privilege of briefing the newly appointed Honorable Minister of Innovation, Science, and Technology, Chief Uche Nnaji. This symbolic passing of the torch took place in the hallowed halls of innovation, where knowledge and progress intersect.


Dr. Uchenna Chukwu, a stalwart in the realm of technology incubation and innovation, stood as the beacon of insight as she presented a comprehensive overview of NBTI's operations, achievements, and future aspirations to Chief Uche Nnaji. The briefing held a promise of enhancing the nation's technological landscape and fostering an environment where innovation thrives.


The Minister, a visionary and advocate for harnessing the power of science and technology to drive national development, listened intently as Dr. Chukwu eloquently outlined the strategic initiatives undertaken by NBTI. The agency's role in nurturing fledgling tech startups, promoting research and development, and facilitating the transformation of ideas into viable products was vividly illuminated. As the briefing unfolded, it became evident that the meeting was not just an exchange of information, but a convergence of shared goals.


The seasoned CEO did justice to the briefing, presenting facts, figures, and success stories that showcased NBTI's remarkable contributions to the advancement of technological innovation in the country. The Minister's admiration for the agency's accomplishments was palpable, reflecting a shared passion for propelling Nigeria to the forefront of global innovation.


Photo speaks: A snapshot captured during the meeting encapsulates the essence of the moment. Dr. Uchenna Chukwu, standing as the embodiment of technological acumen, illustrates complex concepts with a clarity that resonates. Chief Uche Nnaji, the Minister at the helm of steering the nation's technological trajectory, listens with a focused demeanor, ready to absorb the wealth of knowledge being imparted.


As the photograph immortalizes this significant interaction, it speaks volumes about the synergy between leadership and expertise, aspiration and execution. It encapsulates the commitment of both the agency and the ministry to drive innovation, foster technological advancement, and ultimately uplift the nation.


In a world where progress hinges on the seamless integration of knowledge and action, this meeting between Dr. Uchenna Chukwu and Chief Uche Nnaji stands as a testament to the strides Nigeria is taking in embracing the transformative power of innovation. As the echoes of the briefing reverberate, they carry with them the promise of a brighter, technologically empowered future.


In conclusion, the tradition of new Ministers being briefed by agency CEOs serves as a cornerstone of effective governance. The exchange of insights and the alignment of visions lay the groundwork for a harmonious pursuit of national development. The briefing orchestrated by Dr. Uchenna Chukwu and received by Chief Uche Nnaji not only honored this tradition but also kindled a spark of inspiration that will undoubtedly propel Nigeria's innovation journey forward.

Mission and Vision
  • Vision

    The vision of the program is to pursue the commercialization of technologies and technical innovations using technology incubation as a tool in order to enhance the attainment of technological,industrial,social and economic competitiveness of the country and improve the quality of life of its citizens.

  • Mission

    To develop the necessary infrastructure for nurturing technology start-ups;to promote Nigeria’s indigenous potentials through value-added and technology-related activities;and to create enabling environment for effective linkage amongst technology providers,entreprenuers,capital and know how in order to accelerate the development of new enterprises.