By; SANI ALIYU, Zaria
The acting Director General/Chief Executive, Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT), Zaria, Dr. Bayero Salih Farah has flagged off the N-Power build training programme on automobile at the Transport Technology Centre (TTC), of the Institute.
Speaking at the flag-off ceremony, the Dr. Bayero Farah said, the N-power Build as a government intervention programme is an accelerated training and certification programme that is aimed at engaging and training 75,000 young unemployed Nigerians in order to build a new crop of skilled and highly competent work force of technicians, artisans and service professionals.
He commended the Federal Government for introducing the N Power training programme saying it will go a long way in reducing the rate of unemployment in the country.
The DG expressed gratitude to the Federal Government for selecting NITT as one of the training centres for the programme.
He assured the participants that the Institute will ensure that all the necessary knowledge and skills needed will be provided to them.
Dr. Bayero wished the participants success and urged them to use the opportunity to eventually become self employed.
In his remarks, the Director, Transport Technology Centre, Engr. Elkana Ngbale said a total of 15 participants were allocated to NITT by the Federal Government to be trained on N-Power build, Auto Mobile programme.
According to him, the programme will last for a period of three months.
Engr Elkana explained that at the end of the training the trainees are expected to be provided with working tools to set up their own business.