JET Motors introduces new Nigerian-built electric buses, delivers additional fast chargers to NADDC.
Company’s COO expressed his satisfaction over the full support from the Council as a long standing committed partner.
During the presentation, NADDC boss Jelani test ran one of the e-vehicles and observed the functionality of the tech.
Jelani reiterated that NADDC will continue to support Jet Motors with incentives that will help build more of the E-Vehicles.
Indigenous Electric Vehicle Maker, JET Motor Company, on Monday 10th July 2023 presented new Nigerian-built 14-seater Electric Buses (E-Buses) at the Nigeria Automotive Development Council (NADDC) headquarters in Abuja.
Speaking at the presentation ceremony, the Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Oluwemimo Joseph Osanipin, expressed his satisfaction over the full support from the Council as a long standing committed partner.
He added that the approval of the JET Motors EVs and charging infrastructure by the Council has opened a new chapter of possibilities for the company.
He further added that :
“Beyond embracing the current realities of the removal of fuel subsidy by the current administration, e-mobility appears to be the future, being an innovation that is positively disrupting the traditional mode of powering mobility.”
During the presentation, the Director-General of NADDC, Mr Jelani Aliyu, test ran one of Jet Motors Electric Vehicles and observed the functionality of the technology.
While receiving the EVs, Jelani Aliyu noted that e-mobility is an unparalleled transportation solution for Nigeria and Africa. He emphasised the Council’s commitment to giving its full support for the mass production of Electric Vehicles in Nigeria.
Jelani reiterated that the NADDC will continue to support Jet Motors Company and relevant stakeholders with applicable fiscal and non fiscal incentives so as to continue to successfully build more of these E-Vehicles.
The NADDC boss also informed the gathering that the motivation is to make life easy for Nigerians in a cost-effective manner – to ease the challenges occasioned by high cost of Premium Motor Spirit (also known as petrol) and Diesel.
He added :
“Nigeria has no other option other than to continue on this trajectory, we must adopt e-mobility on a massive scale and run with it”.