Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu says Nigeria has the capacity to produce industrial machine spare parts including those of aircraft through Projects Development Institute, Enugu.
Onu said this in Enugu during the inauguration of projects at Projects Development Institute.
The minister said it was gratifying that the institute had come alive to contribute to the diversification mantra of the Federal Government.
The minister expressed happiness with the induction furnace project of the institute which had the capacity to produce industrial machine and aircraft spare parts.
He said that with the two furnaces, the institute could produce non-ferrous materials including aluminum and stainless steel.
On the pencil production project of the institute, Onu said that he was satisfied that production had finally started.