Masari advocates for proper utilization, protection of home made goods

Masari advocates for proper utilization, protection of home made goods

By Faith Awa Maji, Katsina

Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Bello Masari has advocated the need for Federal government to come up with policies toward ensuring proper utilization protection of home made goods to encourage innovations among young men and women in the country.
The Governor made this known while presenting to the Director General, National Automotive Design and Development Council, seven selected participants from Katsina at the ongoing State national talent hunt competition for special training on automotive designs and modeling in Abuja.
Masari observed that some countries like China and India had an existing policy that safeguard internal innovations which made government officials to use home made vehicles, affordable to people of their respective countries.
The Governor used the medium to appreciate the effort of the talented youths for making the State proud by inventing various automotive models.
He was of the optimistic that the young talents’ innovations will serve as an eye-opener to not only people of Katsina State but the entire country.
Masari noted that the talent exhibited by the young indegines of the State proved beyond any doubt that Nigeria is blessed with human capital with creativity, adding that if given the desired support, they would do exploit.
The Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Bello Masari then appreciated the Direct General of NADDC for paving ways of opportunities for willingly talented young minds developing their capacity in the country and promised to collaborate in ensuring more young men and women are supported to advance further.
On his part the Director General of the National Automotive Design and Development Council, Jelani Aliyu expressed gratitude to the Katsina State Governor for encouraging young talented indegines to prosper.
The DG NADDC disclosed that the council is currently collaborating with Zenith, WEMA, and Ja’iz banks to come up with Nigerian made vehicles.
He further disclosed that the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN will also provide adequate funding to ensure the production of such vehicles affordable to all.
Earlier, the Katsina State Coordinator, National Talent Hunt competition, Faisal Jaafar Rafin Dadi , made visual display of the architectural design of the proposed additional structure for the automotive training, sited at Hasan Usman Katsina Polytechnic Technical.
Faisal Jaafar Rafin Dadi said the selected seven young men were among over one hundred of them taking part in the talent hunt challenge competition.