Innoson to Deliver 29 Vehicles to Army

Nigeria’s indigenous car manufacturing company, Innoson Motors would by the end of the month deliver 29 of its vehicles to the Nigerian Army.

This was disclosed by the founder and chairman of the company, Chief Innoson Chukwuma when a team of army personnel from the 82 Division of the Nigerian Army led by its General Officer Commander, Major General Emmanuel Kabuk paid a visit to the Nnewi plant of the company.

Chukwuma also said that the company would be training 10 technicians of the Nigerian Army in the factory so as to prepare them to handle and effectively maintain the vehicles.

The Innoson chief thanked the Chief of Army Staff for the patronage so far, adding that he looks forward to more effective collaboration between his company and the Nigerian Army.

Earlier in his speech, the GOC 82 Division, Enugu who came in the company of Commander 302 Artillery Regiment Onitsha, Commanders of 82 Military Intelligence Brigade and 82 Division Provost Group as well as the Deputy Director Public Relations 82 Division said that they were at the facility demanded to know the progress done so far in the manufacturing of the 29 modern hilux vehicles ordered for by the Nigerian Army for the recently promoted AWO.

According to Kabuk, bringing the 29 vehicles into the Army fleet was in line with the Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai’s vision of enhancing professionalism and responsiveness among personnel.

The GOC was received and conducted round by Chukwuma and some top management staff of the motor company.

Source: Nation

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