By: Enoch Nyadzor
One of the renowned automobile firms, Japan Motors Trading Company Limited, on Wednesday 11th August, 2021 commissioned Japan Motors Vehicle Service Centre at Ho Technical University to bring its services closer to clients.
The HTU-Japan Motors Vehicle Service Centre, is a partnership between the auto company and HTU aimed at “Promoting skills development and value addition through industry- academia collaboration”.
Professor Ben Q. Honyenuga, the Vice Chancellor of the University said, the commissioning of HTU-Japan Motors Vehicle Service Centre was another hallmark achievement for the institution, which serves as reference point for technical education in Ghana.
“HTU is the hub of technological education in africa and the world: serving as reference point for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) education”, he said.
The collaboration, he noted was to also provide opportunities for automobile engineering students to acquire first hand knowledge on campus, the region and beyond.
The Vice-Chancellor assured the general public that, excellent service will be pursued, therefore, he urged staff and any other person to work there to be self committed. He also called on captains of industries to open their doors to HTU.
The Executive Director of Japan Motors Trading Company, Mr. Nuohad Kalmoni, in his speech said, the company has open its doors for HTU students to do internship with them and more opportunities for students with Japan Motors.
To deepen the relationship with HTU, he presented a locally assembled Nissan Pick-up Vehicle to the University to facilitate training of students.
Earlier this year, the company in its strategies to dominate the African continent over its competitors equipped 12 Ghanaian technicians in South Africa with the ability to assemble new Nissan Navara and its principles.