The call for Nigerian women to get more involved in science and technology was re-emphasised recently in Abuja when Girls Auto Squad (GAS), a Girl-Centred Mechanical Engineering Advocacy Project and Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NIMechE) inducted 30 young ladies as automobile mechanics.
Girls Auto Squad
Founder, Nenis Foundation /Auto Care, Engr. Osazoduwa Agboneni, recently launched Girls Auto Squad for the following reasons: ‘Empowering adolescent girls’ matters to us because fundamentally, it’s her right. Discrimination has no place in the 21st century, every girl has the right to go to school, stay from violence, access health services, adequate standard of living and fully participate in her community.