Mamora said this when he featured on a special interview session organised by the News Agency of Nigeria .
He said that the STI had some components that were inevitable to the people and nation as a whole to grow and develop across the board.
“We must key into STI for us to move forward, grow and develop across all the sectors of our economy and social life.
“STI has components that are inevitable to our being as a people and as a nation.
“I don’t know which area you want to talk about without mentioning STI, because these are the things that make the system work better, including increasing revenue.
On the achievements of the Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute (NBRRI), Mamora said it had developed some building materials for both building and roads construction.
According to him, ”they have been able to develop some kind of technology that is compliant with the environment.
“These days we are talking about the green environment, where you will have reduction in carbon emissions.
“We need the road building materials that will need the road to last longer.
He, however, said that NBRRI had three critical issues in terms of road construction and building, which were cost effective, environmental-friendly and long-lasting, accordingly.
Mamora added: “They have prototype buildings which they have put in place for people to see and of course these things are cost effective, environmental-friendly and long lasting.
“So, these are three critical issues NABRI is bringing up in terms of road construction and building.
“NABRI has been able to develop some building materials and not just for building alone also for road construction.