By Mohammad Ibrahim
Kaduna (Nigeria) — Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN) has unveiled made-in-Nigeria high-tech and innovative vehicles at the opening of 27th edition of Enugu International Trade Fair.
PAN Zonal Sales Manager, South East, Mr. Gerald Ikejiofor said PAN was at the fair to showcase the locally assembled automobiles.
According to him, The vehicles showcased include the new 508, 301 and the Expert Tepee from PAN Kaduna plant.
A statement by PAN Head, Corporate Communication, Nura Idris Maska, says various models of cars on display attract high traffic to PAN Pavilion from the first day.
Also on display along with the various models of cars, were genuine spare parts and after sales service, which Peugeot offers to their clients across the nation and beyond.
He revealed that PAN has put everything in place and working round the clock to achieve the target of 60,000 annual output, under the agreement signed with PSA on the 301 CKD production which commences soon.
Mr Gerald thanked the Enugu Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ENCCIMA) for the opportunity to showcase the Peugeot new products which are currently competing favourably with an edge in the market, noting that such initiative will work out a rewarding and a lasting business relationship in the Nigerian auto Industry.
The Zonal Manager called on prospective customers particularly the low income earners, to embrace the Peugeot Vehicle Acquisition Finance Scheme (PVAFS) currently going on with Access Bank, FCMB and JAIZ Bank to grab a life time opportunity of owning and riding a high flying, durable and quality brand new car.
The PAN group has also taken an innovative step to present some technical skill acquisition programmes available in PAN Learning Center; a subsidiary of PAN group.
The 27th edition Enugu international trade fair with the theme; “Diversification of the Nation’s Economy from Rhetorics to Coordinated Action” was declared open Friday by the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah who was the Special Guest of Honour.
The Minister was represented by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Investment, Chief Sam Egwu.
The Minister assured participants of government’s continuous support in business activities through a strong partnership and providing conducive atmosphere for commerce to thrive.