28 February 2021 by MATHEW AYOOLA
The National Automotive Design and Development Council, NADDC, has trained some young engineers in the North West on automotive software.
Speaking during the closing ceremony of the training in Sokoto, the Director General of NADDC, Mr Jelani Aliyu who said the programne was in collaboration with a South Korean Company advised the beneficiaries to put into practice what they learnt during the period to boost their productivity and add value to the automobile industry in their various states.
Mr Jelani Aliyu said NADDC would continue to monitor the contribution of the beneficiaries to the growth of the automobile industry.
According to him, the Council is committed to training that would empower Nigerian youths towards creating jobs and reducing unemployment in line with agenda of the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration.
He stated that the training would also play key role in the ongoing NADDC Automotive Centre of Excellence and Service Hub, the NADDC Electric Vehicle Pilot Project with three Nigerian Universities, the Auto Test Centre Project and other facilities of the Council.
Mr Jelani who reiterated NADDC’s commitment to modern technology skill acquisition for yourhs explained that the automotive skills acquisition programme was part of the Council’s strategy of updating the knowledge of Nigerian automobile engineers to meet international standard
Earlier, the representative of the South Korean Company, Mr Abdullawal Zubair said the training was to compliment the efforts of NADDC towards repositioning Nigeria’s automotive industry.
Some of the beneficiaries who commended NADDC for the training said it would go a long way in boosting their productivity in the automobile industry.
Highlights of the training were presentation certificates and tools to the beneficiaries among others.