• July 28, 2021

Sanwo-Olu Unveils Nigeria’s ‘First Locally Assembled Electric Car’


(AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, formally launched what has been described as the first locally assembled electric car in Nigeria.

While unveiling the electric car known as ‘Hyundai Kona’, which was assembled by Stallions Automobile factory, the governor promised that the state government would provide charging points for electric cars, and continue to partner with stakeholders who were ready to bring in innovative ideas that will make Lagos stand out and further create an enabling environment where business can thrive.

Rohtagi Manish, the Managing Director of Stallions Group, while making his remarks during the landmark event, said that the initiative was part of the company’s drive towards utilizing the eco-friendly nature of Lagos, adding that the materials used to assemble Nigeria’s First one hundred percent Electric zero-emission car were mostly sourced locally.

POTENTIAL IMPACT: The innovation will help reduce pressure on the use of petroleum, reduce carbon emissions into the atmosphere, create employment and other opportunities for the youths of the state.


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