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Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, the Minister of Science and Technology, says the Federal Government’s National Science, Technology and Innovation Roadmap will spare the nation around 11 billion dollars in five years. Ogbonnaya Onu influenced the revelation at the South West Sensitization To program on National Science, Technology and Innovation Roadmap on Friday in Lagos. The clergyman said that the guide would help the nation’s progress from an asset based to an information based, development driven economy that would drive the nation’s monetary enhancement process. The Federal Government in August endorsed the 13-year National Science, Technology and Innovation Road Map beginning from 2017 to 2030. Onu said that the guide would upgrade the country’s rising post-unrefined petroleum economy, catalyze financial development and lift aggressiveness of the country’s crude material gift. He said the guide would be fused into the framework to give occupations, make riches and diminish neediness in the nation. “This is the Road Map of all Road Maps. Other guides have the life expectancy of 3-5 years, yet this guide of 13 years would outlast this present government and would likewise outlast my stay as the clergyman. “On the off chance that China with more than one billion populace could do it, Nigeria will. Our concern isn’t the populace however to rectify the slip-ups our fathers made. “Our age must improve the situation than the past ages. We need to ensure that we enhance the heritages of our fathers. “We trust that there is no issue in the nation that we can’t surmount,” he said. Onu noticed that science and innovation, would be used to open the country’s potential and drive the supportable monetary improvement design of the present organization. Prof Gloria Elemoh, Director-General, Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO), said that the establishment would keep on supporting the administration’s motivation of utilizing science, innovation and development to drive monetary development. She said that the foundation and other parastatal organizations in the service would, through their exercises, catalyze government’s financial broadening procedure in the wake of diminishing oil income. Elemoh complimented the legislature on its determination of monstrous organization of indigenous advancements as a system to develop the nation’s monetary recuperation and development.