BRIEF HISTORY OF THE MINISTRY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
The Ministry was created in February 2004 by the administration of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu from what used to be the Office of Special Adviser on Information Technology and Special Services.
The Administration identified the utilization of technology to effectively manage the challenges of improving government service delivery and ensure economic and social development.
It is on record that this Ministry had since its creation been providing professional Information Communication Technology services to the Civil Service and the public at large.
To make Lagos a model state through the innovation Application of Science and Technology for solv ing problems and making impact in all Human enduavours.
The achievements of the ministry over the past years have been outstanding and have been acknowledged, even outside the continent.
The Ministry clinched the first position in the Science and Technology category of the prestigious World leadership awards which is an examination and celebration of the best in modern city leadership.
The mission of the Ministry of Science and Technology is to employ science and technology in all activities towards improving the quality of life of Lagosians and transforming Lagos through strategic and coordinated utilisation of available resources into a developed, industrial and modern State of international stature.