Elder statesman, Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu has charged trainees of Innoson Kiara Academy to deploy the knowledge they acquired to enhance their lives and society.
Iwuanyanwu gave the advice when Auto Maintenance Trainees from Innoson Kiara Academy sent on training by Iwuanyanwu Foundation paid him a thank-you visit in Owerri, Imo State.
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 conditions.
He said that the nation and Africa need well trained engineers in automobile as inadequate and inefficient auto engineers make vehicle users run at great financial losses which adversely affect the economy.
The philanthropist told them that with the training and knowledge they acquired from Innoson Kiara Academy, they will not only excel in vehicular maintenance, but also will be able to help in training others thereby contributing meaningfully to the economy.
He said that by so doing, their training will have a multiplier effect.
Iwuanyanwu said that Innoson as an industrialist succeeded in various fields of endeavour and his venturing into automobile manufacturing has yielded positive results.
In his speech, the Coordinator of Iwuanyanwu Foundation, Chinedu Nsofor said that the trainees from Ebonyi State are also appreciative of the opportunity given them in the training programme.
He assured that the training would be extended to all the states in the South East to afford the youths the opportunity of self-employment.
The leader of the Innoson trainees, Lazarus Ikenna Vincent on behalf of his colleagues thanked Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu for his magnanimity in helping the masses and for the opportunity given them by exposing them to modern techniques in automobile maintenance.