Participants of the student industrial work experience (SIWES) in plateau state university, Bokkos have been urged to take advantage of their six (6) mouths industrial attachment to acquire skills that will be beneficial enhancement of the country economy.
The Vice chancellor of the university professor Doknan Sheni stated this while declaring open the 2016/2017 orientation exercise with beneficiaries largely drawn from natural and applied science of the university. Represented by the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Dr, john Barnabas Nvau the University don advised the participant to portray the university in good light and full apply themselves in learning the practical application of all the have been taught in school in order to contribute to the nation’s increasing quest for technological emancipation.
The leader of the industrial training fund team and the operator of the scheme Mr. Ismail Kehide who represented the Director, industrial training fund jos Area office explained that the scheme aimed at bridging the gap between theory and practice has secured permanent employment in the past urging them to take the exercise seriously.
Thereafter, Mrs Atar Sarah Accountant Mr. Kunle Bello all SIWES officers and Miss Tolu Akosile to SIWES Accountant from the ITF Jos Area office presented paper intended to arm the participants with adequate survival skills within the environment of work.
In the closing remark the SIWES coordinator in the university Mr. Emmanuel Nnadi appreciated the ITF team for deepening the need for the acquisition of industry based skill among undergraduates and urged this year’s participating student to humble themselves and learn while on industrial attachment.