- Sierra Leone has taken delivery of brand-new high-tech vehicles it ordered from Innoson motors
- The president of the country has thanked Innoson Motors as he moves to ensure military officers use it to tackle insecurity
- According to reports, Innoson Motors made more than $4 million from the sale
Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Ltd., IVM, one of Nigeria’s indigenous vehicle manufacturing companies, has delivered the first batch of vehicles ordered by the Government of Sierra Leone.
The vehicles arrived in Freetown on November 21, 2022, and were built to serve Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Defence.
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With the arrival of the Innoson vehicles in Free Town, Sierra Leone has become the first country in West Africa whose armed forces are using IVM products outside Nigeria.
BusinessDay reports that the people of Sierra Leone are excited about the purchase.
Commendations were showered on the president for not only choosing to equip the military but also buying from Africa.
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The agreement also includes identifying requirements for the production of the armoured fighting vehicle in the Nigerian Army Central Workshop in Kaduna and enhancing the capacity of Nigerian Army personnel to participate in the successful implementation of these joint ventures actively.
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The company, Ingrace Motors was praised by the Enugu State government for promoting indigenously made vehicles in Nigeria.
The Chief Executive Officer of Ingrace, Chinedu Onu, displayed the company’s brands and recently donated one of the vehicles to the Enugu State government to assess their quality, flexibility and strength.