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NASENI empowers Kano youth with auto equipment

The vice chairman of NASENI Prof. Mohammed Haruna, others, presenting diagnostics kit to a participant

The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) has empowered 100 youths in Kano state with modern Auto Diagnostic skills to fit into today’s modern car technology.

Declaring a 5-Day training open  in Kano, the Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive, of NASENI, Prof. Mohammed Haruna said  it was a responds to complaints by car owners of lack of capacity by most technicians to properly diagnose cars due to technology improvements which came with today’s newly manufactured cars and auto-vehicles.

Prof Haruna said the auto-technical training programme for the youths in Kano state was a directive by President Muhammadu Buhari, to empower the youths in the Northwest.

He said Kano state was selected for the flag-off ceremony because of its occupational trade, advanced skills development and a mixture of the rural and urban Nigeria setting.

According to the Executive Vice Chairman of NASENI, “Without proper upgrade of today’s auto-technicians on our streets in handling modern cars, they would have many more cars of customers damaged. Most Modern cars run on a combination of mechanical techniques combined with electronic features which are out of reach of most technicians that are presently operating in our communities. And if we don’t have them trained and their skills upgraded, most of the technicians are already being thrown out of their jobs and car owners are already facing the difficulties of having their cars maintained efficiently.’’,

The Secretary to the Kano State Government, Alhaji Usman Alhaji expressed gratitude said the programme had come to address the issue of unemployment and meet the need of auto-mobile vehicle owners who are already expressing frustration.

State-of-the art auto equipment, tools and diagnostic kits worth millions of naira were handed over to the 100 participants in Kano metropolis, making the number of three(3) states with similar exercise.

The Agency has taken the same training to Kebbi and Oyo States to ensure that 10 million jobs are created as promised by the present administration.

Reporting  by Rabi Momoh, editing by Daniel Adejo.