Most resilient assembler, PAN beats all odds for 5 decades –

From left: Dr. Oscar Odibo of Covenant University presenting the Most Resilient Auto Assembly Plant Award to PAN Nigeria’s Bawo Omagbitse, whereas the Group Head, Corporate Services, Abdul Yinusa, watches in the course of the Nigeria Auto Journalists Awards, NAJA, in Lagos.By Willie SamsonPAN Nigeria Limited, the premier automobile meeting plant in Nigeria has clinched the ‘Most Resilient Auto Company in Nigeria Awards’, on the Nigeria Automotive Journalist, NAJA, Awards 2021, which occurred at Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. In a vibrant and properly attended occasion by stakeholders within the Nigerian Auto Industry, PAN was honoured for flying excessive amongst it contemporaries..PAN was established in 1972, and of all the auto vegetation arrange within the Nineteen Seventies solely PAN has remained resilient and operational until date. PAN has since advanced from a single model meeting plant right into a multi model, to incorporate the manufacturing of Sedans, HIGER 16- & 19-Seater Buses, mild vans, HIGER ambulances, and Sports Utility Vehicles throughout three manufacturers, with a platform for native content material improvement programmes. PAN is presently in discussions with different OEMs as properly. The PAN Learning Centre is the hub of Skills Acquisition Centre of the Automotive Industry in Nigeria, working specialised coaching programmes in routine automobile upkeep, superior automotive prognosis, automotive tyre service and restore, automotive air-con, panel beating, spray portray, welding and fabrication and laptop {hardware} upkeep and restore, gasoline conversion of automobiles.The Centre is accredited by City and Guilds of London Institute, UK, as properly being accredited to run a National Innovation Diploma in Computer Software Engineering, Computer Hardware. It has helped in bridging the talent hole within the auto business with over 900 annuals prove of trainees sponsored by Kaduna Refinery & Petrochemical Company, KRPC, North East (*5*) Commission, NEDC; United Nations (*5*) Programme, UNDP; Lady Mechanic Initiative, LMI; Federal Government in coaching of ex-militants, Kano State Government, Nigeria Customs Services, Nigeria Immigration Services, Industrial Training Fund, ITF; Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association, NECA, by means of their Technical Skills (*5*) Programme, TSDP.PAN had prior to now gained a number of awards on the NAJA awards. Most notably is the automobile of the 12 months gained by the Peugeot 301 within the 2018 version of the awards. Vanguard News Nigeria

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