From Everest Ezihe, Owerri
Worried with the level of unemployment among Nigerian youths and its associated anti-social vices, an Elder Statesman and Philanthropist Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu has advised the youths on the need to acquire skills be involved in entrepreneurship as a road map in addressing the nation’s present scale of unemployment.
Iwuanyanwu who’s popularly known as Ahaejiagamba Ndigbo gave the advise while receiving the Graduates Auto Maintenence Trainees from Innoson Kiara Academy his Foundation recently sponsored for training as they came last weekend at his Ugwu Orji in Owerri Glass House Office Complex to express their gratitude to him for the opportunity given to them to be employers and creators of labours instead of being job seekers.
He described the Innoson Auto Maintenance Trainees as frontiers in the economic development of Nigeria and Africa pointing out that the greatest needs of Nigeria and Africa is efficient and well trained automobile maintenance engineers that will maintain and put vehicles in proper condition.
Iwuanyanwu noted that the nation and Africa needs well trained engineers in automobile as inadequate and inefficient Auto Engineers make vehicle users run at a great financial loss which adversely affects the economy of the society.
The renowned philanthropist told them that with the training and knowledge they acquired from Innoson Kiara Academy, they will not only excel in vehicular maintenance, but will be able to help in training others thereby contributing meaningfully to the economy. He insisted that by so doing, their training will have a multiplier effect.
The Proprietor of Iwuanyanwu Foundation further observed that Innoson as an Industrialist succeeded in various areas of endeavour and his venturing into automobile manufacturing has yielded tremendous positive results.
In his speech, the Coordinator of Iwuanyanwu Foundation, Mr Chinedu Nsofor said that the trainees from Ebonyi State are also appreciative of the opportunity given them in the training programme.
Nsofor assured that the training would be extended to all the States in the South East to afford the youths the opportunity of being self employed.
The Leader of the Innoson trainees, Engr Lazarus Ikenna Vincent on behalf of his colleagues thanked Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu for his magnanimous spirit in helping the masses and also for the opportunity given to them by exposing them to modern techniques in automobile maintenance