Batch 2 trainees‘ graduation excites Berger Plant & Equipment Academy

The country’s leading engineering construction company, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, last Thursday graduated a second batch of trainees from its Plant and Equipment Academy in Abuja.

A press astatement by the media unit of the construction giant, Thursday, described the event as a celebration of another key mileage in the company’s consistency of purpose and proactive contribution to the industrial and technological development and industrial advancement.

Head of Julius Berger’s Plant and Equipment Department, the department which in conjunction with the Human Resource Department coordinates the work of the Academy, Francois Roos kickstarted the programme of events when he formally welcomed guests to the ceremony at the academy premises.

Thereafter, calling the event a ‘proud and worthy event in the history of Julius Berger‘, the representative of the Managing Director at the event, the company’s Executive Director of Administration, Alhaji Zubairu Ibrahim Bayi, offered the warm felicitation of the executive management to both the managers of the Academy, the graduating students and invited guests.

Alhaji Bayi said the idea as well as the well-focused and consistent implementation of the Julius Berger Plant and Equipment Academy remains a legacy contribution by the company to the transfer of critically needed technical know-how and skills to assist the country’s technological and industrial development needs.

Speaking further, Bayi said the Julius Berger Plant and Equipment Academy was also conceptualised to empower selected artisans with further productive technical skills for reliable industrial development and contribution to nation-building. This vision and goal, he said, is slowly but surely bearing fruit.

While the first set of graduands from the Academy were trained in Combustion Engines and Drive Trains, this second set of graduands have been trained in Basic Electricity and Automotive Application.