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Ebonyi Moves To Establish Electric-Powered Vehicle Assembly Plant

Gov. Umahi of Ebonyi state

Ebonyi State Government has announced plans to partner with National Automative Design and Development Council (NADDC) to establish an electronic powered vehicle assembly plant in the state.
According to the special assistant to the governor on media, Francis Nwaze, in a statement today, February 26, an agreement has been reached between the Governor, David Umahi and the Director of NADDC, Jelani Aliyu, in Abuja.
Speaking, Jelani Aliyu said that NADDC is at the finishing stage of certification of vehicle parts imported into the country.
He said that NADDC will soon start monitoring all imported vehicle parts and will not allow vehicles parts in the country without certification.
The NADDC boss explained that they have started building an Automative Training Centre in Ebonyi state, aimed at training the people to understand the techniques of vehicles and make them become technicians.
He called on the governor to identify areas of possible partnership.
Responding, Governor Umahi said that the State Government has ordered the importation of 24 electric tricycles and 24 others to be assembled in the State. He said that the State Government is willing to partner with NADDC to establish an electrically powered assembling plant, using the already imported tricycles to kickstart.
The statement said that a demonstrative electric-powered vehicle was inspected by Governor Umahi.

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