Water technology: Enugu govt collaborates with firms on free training of South East graduates

The administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State is collaborating with an indigenous engineering firm, Fordmarx Nigeria Limited and its foreign partner, Lorentz Germany, to organize a two-week free training programme on sustainable water technology for graduate Engineers and Technologists in the southeast geo-political zone.

According to a statement by the Managing Director of Fordmarx Nigeria Limited, Dr. Clifford Nnaji, the two-week free training tagged: “Train the Trainer/Capacity Building Programme on Sustainable Water Technology” will focus on borehole drilling, water treatment and plant, renewable energy, irrigation and fire fighting/fire hydrant.

Fordmarx Nigeria Limited is currently handling the comprehensive rehabilitation of the 9th Mile Crash Programme in Enugu State being executed by Gov. Ugwuanyi’s administration, after over 30 years since the water project was abandoned in the state. 

The water scheme which involves the rehabilitation and conversion of 13 industrial boreholes to solar power to ensure availability and sustainability of water reticulation to Enugu metropolis is over 90 percent completed.

Dr. Nnaji in the statement disclosed that the training which is part of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) of giving back to the society, will hold from November 23 to December 3, 2021 at The Base Event Centre, Independence Layout, Enugu, Enugu State, from 8am to 5pm daily. 

He added that the training will equip candidates with the required skills in the areas of focus, stating that eligible candidates for the programme must be between the age of 18 and 35 years with a minimum qualification of National Diploma (ND) in the field of engineering and other related courses.

Revealing that the participants will be issued certificates at the end of the training programme “which will enable them to work within the industry”, the Managing Director advised interested candidates to send their detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and WhatsApp: 08129145613 for further inquiries.

He further added that “Logistics shall be provided during the period of the training”.

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