NADDC, Abuja: Director General of National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), Mr. Jelani Aliyu, MFR, has challenged auto technicians and mechanics in Nigeria to show keen interests in emerging technologies in the automotive industry so that they would be in tune with the newer systems.
On his part, he gave a commitment that NADDC would continue to support and collaborate with the national associations of the auto technicians with a view to ensuring that cars on Nigerian roads were safe and working at efficient levels.
Mr. Jelani Aliyu Aliyu was speaking in Abuja today Wednesday May 31, 2017 while receiving a delegation of Motor Mechanics and Technicians Association of Nigeria (MOMTAN) led by its National President, Engr. Chief S.A. Oseni.
The NADDC boss was particularly delighted that MOMTAN had a very good history of working relationship with the Council over the years, stressing that auto technicians had very important roles to play in the development of the auto industry sector.
In his remarks, MOMTAN President congratulated Mr. Jelani Aliyu on his well deserved appointment and pledged the total support of the association to the various programmes and activities of NADDC.
Engr. Oseni was full of appreciation for the tremendous support MOMTAN had received from the Federal Government through NADDC especially in the areas of training and retraining of its members in auto mechatronics engineering, donation of auto diagnostic scanners and tools as well as membership of Sector Skills Council for the auto industry.
He stated that MOMTAN was the umbrella body of motor mechanics and auto technicians in Nigeria.