BY JOHN EBIOFINI
To move the country out of its numerous predicaments, Nigerians have been charged to embrace home made products to promote the economic growth of the country.
This is to reduce the over depend of foreign goods that are produced not for the environment of the people using them.
This is the outcome of a three day training program for top NASENI officers who oversee development of industrial materials that are environmental friendly for the country.
To achieve this goal, Members of National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure, NASENI, have been charged to dedicate themselves more to assist the Nation’s industrial growth.
NASENI Executive Vice Chairman Professor Mohammad Huruna gave the charge while participating through zoom in a three day capacity building training for engineers and Scientists in NASENI system wide held in Akure, the Ondo State Capital.
The NASENI Executive Vice Chairman Professor Huruna said he regretted not attending the seminar physically due to office contingencies but expressed happiness that he partook through the zoom.
Professor Haruna therefore urged the participants to use the acquired knowledge to address various issues bedeviling the country.
Top NASENI officers were drilled in areas they could deploy to better the society.
The facilitator of the training program, Professor James Momoh pointed out that the training had created opportunity for NASENI to excel towards addressing various industrial related issues confronting the people
Drilling the participants in an artificial intelligence (computer intelligence), a FUTA don, Professor Fọláṣadé Dahunsi advised NASENI to partner various organizations to better the society.
Some of the participants, Dr Aminu Saleh from Adole equipment development institute, Kano, Dr Mrs Gina Ihekweme from Industrial Machinery Equipment Development Institute, Eboyin, Dr Mrs Mojirade Oloruntoba from Prototype Engineering Development Institute Ilesha, Osun State and Dr Olayode Olasupo from NASENI headquarters Abuja expressed optimism that the training had further positioned them for productive delivery.
On his part, the Managing Director, Engineering Materials Development Institute, EMDI, Akure, Ondo State, Dr Olugbenga Olusunle pointed out that the training would assist the members to do things right.
45 Top NASENI officers across the country attended the three day’s capacity building training program.
Highlight of the training was presentation of attendant certificates to the institutes.