By Chukwudi Enekwechi
Nigeria’s quest for rapid industrialisation remained a pipe dream until a few years ago when the Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Company emerged on the scene and invested billions of naira in the local manufacture of automobiles in the country.
Since then the company has remained focussed at supporting the efforts of the federal government towards diversifying the economy.
The huge investment of the company in this sector has promoted not only the industrial drive of the federal government but provided employment for thousands of Nigerians. While many people considered the local manufacture of motor vehicles a herculean task, the innovative idea of Innoson to embark on the venture despite initial teething problems has proved pessimists wrong, and attracted the interest of various tiers of government and foreigners alike to the company.Read more.