By Maureen Murengeka
Isuzu East Africa’s Drivers Academy held it’s fifth graduation that saw over thirty seven truck drivers get certified including seven women from bamburi cement program (WOW) women on wheel .
The program is a collaboration between Isuzu EA and Bamburi cement. The move is geared to enhance driving skills, increasing employability , and strengthen road safety on Kenya roads.
Speaking during the gratiation ceremony Isuzu EA Managing Director Rita Kavas said , ” today marks a positive step forward for the Isuzu EA fraternity as we remain in confident that the newly certified drivers , will indeed build on our commitment to provide reliable efficient transport service to Kenyans”
Adding that the training demonstrates an investment to Isuzu EA’s in capacity building for drivers in the transport sector beside progressively fulfilling the promise of being the region’s trusted Logistics partner.
Bamburi cement Group Ceo Mohit Kapoor said ,” the private sector needs to attract more female drivers .we are committed to working with our partners to scale this initiative and close the gender gap in driver profession as part of our sustainability programs under Diversity, Equity and inclusion (DEI) , and health safety and Environment Agenda.”
The Isuzu drivers Academy continues to ensure that Isuzu customers not only acquire the right vehicle to meet their transport needs, but also qualified and trained drivers undergo rigorous training on the right motoring values, thus contribute significantly to the national goals of strengthening Road safety.