The much-anticipated range of OMAA mini-buses has officially been unveiled in Nigeria.
The government, transport owners and the business community witnessed the official launch of OMAA range of mini-buses in Nigeria.
The OMAA bus can be used as an intra-city bus, a shuttle, a panel and as well as an ambulance. These range of mini-buses can run on either petrol, compressed natural gas or LPG.
For fuel system and power delivery, the OMAA bus comes as a single or dual offering (dual fuel engine system), which implies that customers can have the bus sold to them as either premium motor spirit (PMS), compressed natural gas (CNG) or liquified petroleum gas (LPG). The dual-fuel engine system is powered with 2 fuel types that permit you to switch from one to another with the flick of a switch.
OMAA can also be offered on two engine power train of petrol and gas (CNG) or petrol and (LPG) operating in it. It comes in manual transmission, while plans for the automatic transmission version are in the pipeline.
In terms of safety and ruggedness, it has a drum brake disc technology and solid suspension systems comparable to other competing brands in the local market.
Also, there is a central lock key system, the tyres sit on alloy wheel or the conventional steel wheels. These two choices are strongly cast taking into consideration the peculiar rough roads that we have in the country today.
In terms of daylight or night visibility, OMAA boasts of LED lamp, the high mount brake light with the latest timeless design. Interior-wise, customers are at liberty to decide on which seat choices to make, as it comes in three variants including fabrics or leather.
In terms of passengers comfort while the journey lasts, OMAA is lithered with an all-round air-conditioning system both front and rear that are also adjustable from the rear in addition to the rearview mirror.
The features mentioned are in addition to other features in other vehicles like the automatic brake system (ABS), electronic brake distribution (EBD) system. The prospective customers can specify to buy any of the OMAA buses with or without a DVD, the preferred size of the LCD or the reverse camera.
Customers are guaranteed a timely product delivery time schedule. This ensures that they will be delivered to customers within a period of one to four-month of the pre-order notice. The most cheering news is that every OMAA bus comes is price competitive, fits every budget of intending customers and offered at a very reasonable discount.
Speaking during event, Chinedu Oguegbu, founder of OMAA Global and the brain behind the new OMAA commercial bus said; ‘’the journey did not start today having been in the automotive industry for almost 20 years. During the period, they worked with global original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) from France to Japan, Korea to China’’.
Oguegbu expressed optimism that the OMAA automotive brand will give transporters positive returns on their investment. He further affirmed that running on gas is cheaper than petrol and parts are readily available. This is the opportunity, the reason we are building OMAA. We are working with technical partners across the globe.
Looking into the future, Oguegbu said that, ‘’Currently, OMAA is finalizing our assembly operations. This November, we will commence commercial deliveries of OMAA vehicles in large volumes. Next, we will have a phased migration from SKD to CKD localizing components. Thereby up-skilling staff and contributing to the burgeoning automotive ecosystem.
He expressed excitement that OMAA model of vehicles have been simplified as much as possible. They offer custom products that customers or end-users can adapt to their unique needs.