NADDC trains 70 automobile technicians in North East

The National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), in collaboration with Esilson sky global engineering and Ansar Auto Diagnosis, driving academy Bauchi train 70 Automobile technicians in North East states.

Prof. Ismaila Shehu, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University and the Coordinator of the training disclosed this at the closing ceremony of the training on Friday in Bauchi.

He said the training was aimed at improving capacities of existing automobile technicians and updating them with the trends in modern vehicle techniques.

“Technology in the auto sector is advancing continually, it is therefore important that we continue to seek to improve our manpower so as to keep abreast with new technology.

“It is a skill acquisition programme that will increase their income and livelihood,” Shehu said.

According to him, About 70 auto-technicians from the North East states benefited from the programme on heavy duty motor vehicle , auto electronic repairs, and diagnosis of modern vehicles.

“NADDC sent 50 participants from Bauchi, Adamawa, Taraba Gombe, Borno , Bauchi and Yobe, states looking at the benefit 20 voluntary participants to join the training,” he said.

Shehu, who is also the chief instructor said the 50 participants were empowered with modern working tools, certificate and stipend.added that the 20 voluntary participants would be motivated too.

He Commended the Director General NDDC Mr. Jelani Aliyu for the initiatives for the ongoing modernization in the auto-repair industry in Nigeria

Also Speaking, Alhaji Usman Doma, National Vice President Nigeria Automobile technicians Association (NATA) North East, Commended President Mohammadu Buhari for the initiative of training the technicians through the NDDC.

He said NATA would remain grateful to NDDC for providing a platform where our local technicians would update their skills in the modern technology.

He urged auto-technicians in the state to take advantage of the training programme to formalize their businesses.

Speaking on behalf of the participants, Mr Rafeal Omogor, Taraba and Mr Mohammmed Ali appreciated the Federal Government for giving them the opportunity of updating their skills.

They pledged to make good use of the skills acquired during the fourteen days training, with assurance to train others on the modern technology.


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