CIG revs up investment in Nigeria with 3S ultramodern showroom
• Unveils 2016 GAC GA3S
• Says vehicle assemblage plant at verge of completion
A Chinese investor in Nigeria and the country’s authorised distributor of GAC Motor and Gree Air-Condition, Choice International Group (CIG), has unveiled a new facility in Lagos to bolster investment in vehicle sales, spare-parts and after sale services.
The organisation, which also unveiled a brand new 2016 GAC GA3s sedan to vie with others in the market segment, says its vehicle assembly plant is at the brink of completion and would soon be showcased to support government’s economic diversification plan, particularly in the automobile sector.
Speaking at the event in Lagos over the weekend, Chairman of the group, Ms. Diana Chen said: “This is a great move for us. We are determined to support government’s resolve to overhaul the automotive sector and turn the country into an automotive hub in Africa.”
“Also, today is a fantastic day for us, particularly as we continue to build bridge of investment between China and Nigeria and we are able to bring stakeholders from across the world, particularly China and Nigeria to witness our success growth as we invest in Nigeria.”
Speaking about the competitiveness of the company’s products in the Nigerian market, Chen said CIG, which also markets electronic and other emergency home appliances has delivered quality products which has been tried and trusted to meet needs in Nigeria.
“We are careful about our image. Our intention is to sustainably build a lasting relationship in Nigeria. That is why we associate ourselves with only products that we believe in. We have the best products and that is the reason we are able to gain trust, especially from stakeholders in the country”, she said.
Chen insisted that the move was “a symbol that the world is a global village and we need to be part of the success story of countries across world since nations are dependent on each other to build a stronger economy and empower individuals.”
The event, which also bring together the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, Director of International Business Division, Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC), Motor Co. Limited, Jerry Liu; Chairman, Toyota Nigeria Limited, Michael Ade-Ojo; former Chief Executive Officer, First Bank Nigeria Plc, Bisi Onasanya, also put smiles on the faces of some participants as the organisation gave out brand new vehicles at discounted prices.
The unveiled vehicle boasts of a 1.6 liter with the latest engine technology, DCVVT, which is a leading technology in fuel efficiency.
The GA3S offers super handling, excellent performance and infinite driving pleasure with the front double-wishbone independent suspension used by super cars and unique five-link rear independent suspension in the same class for its matchless comfort.
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