It is a plain fact, that a nation without a well equipped youths has no future.
That is why the State Government under the leadership of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi is doing all within his means to equip the youths.
The administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has trained over 1000 young persons on automotive repairs through the Enugu SME centre led by the Special Adviser to the Governor on SME, Hon Chilo Offiah.
According to the information available to newsmen, The Auto-Revamp Training Program (AITP) has been a wonderful experience for the beneficiaries, as they have been engaging on rigorous intensive training for the past 16 weeks.
In an interview with one of the trainees by name : Tobechukwu Nelson, he stated that, “The training has been a good one Just like every other academic institution.”
“We are given series of tasks to do which they use to carry out their Continuous Assessment (CA) on us.”
Reports have it also that the main objective of the Continuous Assessment as stated above by one of the beneficiaries, is to help trainers assess each trainee’s level of understanding and growth in areas such as Auto-Body Metal Works (Basic & Advanced), Auto-Body Painting (Basic & Advanced), Auto Detailing & Interior Works, Specialized Auto-Body Detailing, Auto-Body Preps, Industry Safety Practices amongst others.
In an interview with the brain behind this development, who is equally the SPA to the Governor on SME, Hon Chilo Offiah, he posited that, this program is one of the underlined innovations of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s led administration in empowering the young persons in Enugu with the aim of having an Independent source of income and gain Financial Freedom.
He also stated that, at the conclusion of the program, that he is convinced that, Enugu State will become a hub for automobile giants in the country .
According to Hon Offiah “
AITP is for every youth who is an Enugu indigene”
“The program is under the ZERO interest Human Capital Development Loan Scheme that has different areas of engagement by a participating beneficiary”
“What we do is to monitor their progress and Development, outline and study their challenges with an aim of making the learning a smooth one for them”
“His Excellency Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has already directed that more youths be trained, as it has always been his wishes to inspire, mobilise, empower and equip Enugu Youths with necessary skills to Survive in life.”
Hon Offiah also stated how the program can be accessed by the prospective trainees and called for more involvement of Enugu Youths in this rare opportunity presented by the State Government.
“Those who wants to know more about AITP should visit: www.enugusmeautojobs.com or call the following numbers : 08089344768; 080849982, 09042439495; 0901348436, 07018098225 to make all their inquiries”
“They can also apply manually in our office at Enugu SME Center- No. 2a Market Garden, Off Ebeano Tunnel Roundabout, GRA, Enugu.”, Hon Chilo-Offiah Concluded.