NASENI trains 100 young people in electrical installation – The Sun Nigeria


From Charity Nwakaudu, Abuja

The Executive Vice President/Director General of the National Agency for Science and Technology Infrastructure (NASENI), Prof. Mohammed Sani Haruna has revealed that the ongoing nationwide upskilling of young Nigerians in various fields aims to prepare Nigerians in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Professor Haruna, in a statement signed by the agency’s deputy director of information, Olusegun Ayeoyenikan, said the training of 100 young people in electrical installations and maintenance aims to prepare them to contribute to the industrial revolution that will is currently championed by NASENI under the leadership of the President. Muhammadu Buhari.

He said, “Technology is changing and those with old skills in electrical installations are losing their jobs as new techniques for troubleshooting and managing electrical installations come into the industry.”

“The development of cutting-edge technologies or cutting-edge technologies like the innovations shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution is undoubtedly disrupting many things and introducing constant changes and standards.

Speaking in more detail about the reasons for the skill acquisition training, Prof. Haruna explained that installation, repairs and maintenance will no longer be just driving meters, piping or channeling the cable channel. and continuous overhead conductors.

He said the new system of modern electrical installations and maintenance went beyond providing light points and power outlets. It is remote sensing, remote control and wireless automation, therefore the capacity of the already existing electrical technicians required retooling and skill upgrading.

The Governor of Cross River State, Prof. Benedict Ayade who was a special guest on the occasion thanked the Federal Government and NASENI for bringing the technological upgrade to the young people of Calabar and the State of Cross River.

He revealed that the Federal Government under the Buhari administration and Cross River State under Governor Ben Ayade share the same vision on the need to pursue the resolution of the socio-economic challenges of the country, job creation for the youth and the reduction of poverty among the general population through industrialization and the development of the manufacturing sector of the economy.

He added that the state government has revived the West African Construction and Manufacturing Academy building in Calabar, a building now serving as a temporary site for the new Institute of Machinery Development and agricultural equipment NASENI (AMEDI), in Calabar.


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