The Toyota (Nig) Ltd has distributed automobile equipment worth 10 million Naira to tertiary institutions across the country. This noble gesture was presented by the company’s Managing Director, Mr. Olakunle Adebola Ade-Ojo at the 2016 Public Lecture organised by NIMechE Lagos chapter recently.
Chaired by the National Chairman, Engr. Ugochukwu Nzurumike, FNSE, the event, titled: “Shoring the National Gap through Automotive Manufacturing. Sales and Management” delivered by Engr Wilson Ali FNSE witnessed participation of various dignitaries as well as some representatives of Tertiary institutions in the country.
The Managing Director, while presenting the equipment to the institutions present remarked that the gesture was part of the Company’s CSR and its contribution into the development of Nigeria through Education. He observed that national economy benefits from sound education of engineers and that the efforts was inspired by the company’s desire to encourage the students acquire practical skills while in
During the event, about nine (9) institutions were present to collect the parts they need to enhance their studies.
|Mr. Kunle Ade-Ojo, MD Toyota Nig, Engr. Funmilade Akingbagbohun, Chairperson NIMechE Lagos, Engr Ugochukwu Nzurumike, National Chairman NIMechE and Engr Wilson Ali, Keynote Speaker at the Event.|
|Engr Mrs Funmi Akingbagbohun FNIMechE, chairman Nimeche Lagos chapter|
|MD of Toyota Nig Ltd, Olakunle Adebola Ade-Ojo|
|FUNAAB, Abeokuta receiving from their Equipment from Toyota MD|
|Covenant University receiving Their Equipment|
|Olabisi Onabanjo University receiving from Toyota|
|Lagos State University, receiving from Toyota|
|Engr Funmilade making a presentation while Mr Kunle Ade-Ojo, Engr Nzurumike and Engr Ayo Fanimoku (Former National Chairman) look on|
|University of Lagos, Akoka receiving from Toyota|
|Ogun state Institute of science and technology Igbesa receiving from Toyota|
Over 3,000 of these parts are still available for distribution to institutions (universities and polytechnics) across the Country. NIMechE, Lagos Chapter under the leadership of Engr (Mrs.) Funmilade Akingbagbohun would will be liaising with headquarters to distribute the equipment to other institutions nationwide.
In attendance at the event are the members of the Council of NIMechE, and other dignitaries.