Edet Edet, Uyo
In line with the Dakkada initiative of the Udom’s administration geared towards building lives independency and knowledge base youths, the Caretaker Chairman of Eket Local Government has send twenty four youths from Eket Local Government to undertake training in Mechatronics.
The training which is ongoing at the Ministry of Science and Technology, Uyo, is meant to build a multidisciplinary force in the field of science that includes combination of mechanical engineering, electronics, computer engineering, telecommunications, system and control engineering.
According to the tutor, Mr. Yinka, participants will be able to detect faults in a motor vehicle electronically through the use of a scanner technology and will be given starter packs to enable them function as planned by the sponsor after the training.
speaking with the sponsor, Hon. Frank Archibong who doubles as the ALGON Chairman, Akwa Ibom State, he stated that he is mimicking the Programme’s of His EXcellency, Deacon, Udom Emmanuel that is targeting human development in education and skills acquisition.
He stressed that no government will ever succeed when it dwell in consistent giving of fishes to it citizens, but will succeed in leaving liabilities that will lack capacity and technicality to sustain development.
He encouraged participants to be serious and focused in the training as it will help them live an independent life afterwards.
The Programme is organized by ASVAN-CBN and will continue for three weeks.