Mr. Joshua K. Nyamavor, President of The Ghana Plumbers Association (GPA), has emphasized the importance of plumbers enhancing their skills to meet international standards and contribute to national development.
Speaking at the Association's 2023 Annual General Meeting and DPS Pipe Application Workshop in Accra, Mr. Nyamavor highlighted the significance of professionalism in plumbing services.
“When you equip yourself, you meet international standards, become innovative, and meet current trends for national development,” stated Mr. Nyamavor. He urged plumbers to view ongoing learning as essential for staying abreast of new techniques and materials in the field.
Mr. Nyamavor emphasized that being trained professionally not only benefits individual plumbers but also contributes to the development of future generations, playing a key role in national progress.
He encouraged self-employed plumbers to remain open to learning on the job, emphasizing the importance of credible and quality work for career advancement.
The workshop provided an opportunity for plumbers to acquire new knowledge, skills, and experience, preparing them for future advancements in plumbing techniques and materials.
Mr. Nyamavor called on training institutions to maintain high standards in their programs and keep the Association informed about industry developments.
Mr. Ezekiel Ahado, Administrator at DPS Pipes and Plastics, highlighted the institution's commitment to equipping plumbers with skills through workshops across the country.
He emphasized the importance of using quality pipes and plastics in plumbing work and encouraged plumbers to uphold good work ethics. The workshop also served as a platform for the Association to discuss improvements, issues, and agendas for the upcoming year.