Anambra State Gov Soludo takes a tour of Innoson factory, urges Nigerians to reduce dependency on foreign products.
Gov Soludo emphasized importance of promoting local brands as a crucial strategy for economic growth, job creation.
Soludo is one of two State Governor’s in Nigeria that uses Innoson-branded car as official vehicle, a promise he made during his campaign.
Anambra State Governor Chukwuma Soludo has emphasized the importance of promoting local brands as a crucial strategy for economic growth, job creation, and the development of Nigeria as a whole.
Soludo made the emphasis during his visit to Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (IVM) manufacturing plant in Nnewi, where he urged Nigerians to reduce their dependency on foreign products and embrace indigenous brands.
“Stepping into the industrious heart of Nnewi, navigating the bustling lines of the Innoson Manufacturing Plant, I was filled with awe at the innovation, resilience, and forward-thinking that have become synonymous with this proudly Nigerian brand”, Soludo said.
Soludo is one of two State Governor’s in Nigeria that uses Innoson-branded IVM G80 SUV as official vehicle, a promise he made during his Governorship campaign.
“I made a proclamation during my campaign that if elected as your Governor, I would make Innoson vehicles my official mode of transportation. Today, I reaffirm that commitment. I am prepared to serve as the Chief Marketing Officer for any indigenous manufacturer.”
During the visit, Governor Soludo commended Innoson Vehicles for its steadfast commitment to Nigeria’s economic advancement and job creation through the expansion of its manufacturing plant in Nnewi.
Governor Soludo also acknowledged that by supporting local businesses, especially in rural areas, traditional craftsmanship and culture can be preserved, fostering a sense of national pride and promoting sustainable development.
During the visit, Chief Innocent Chukwuma, the CEO of Innoson Vehicles, showcased Innoson’s dedication to manufacturing Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) vehicles, underscoring their commitment to eco-friendly solutions.