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Lagos Govt Orders Additional 100 Trucks from Dangote’s Trucks Assembly Plant as Akpabio Commissions new CKD Plant

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…Gov, Senators hail Dangote on impactful facility

 

Leadership of the Senate at the weekend unveiled the multi-million dollar world-class Dangote Sinotruk West Africa Ltd CKD Plant established by the business mogul, Aliko Dangote with a call on other eminent Nigerians to emulate him in using their wealth to benefit the nation.

This is just as the excited Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, equally announced his administration’s plan for the acquisition of an extra 100 compactor trucks from the indigenous automobile manufacturer to enhance service delivery within the state metropolis.

Sanwo-Olu made the announcement on Sunday during the commissioning of the Completely Knocked Down (CKD) Plant of the facility by the President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio. He emphasised that the products of Dangote Sinotruk are of world-standard, crafted with precision to meet customer satisfaction.

President/CE of the Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote, who conducted the leadership of the Upper Chamber and executive management of the company around the premises of the Dangote facility in Ikeja, Lagos, stated that the decision to invest in the truck assembly plant is part of his strategies to add value and reduce imports. He added that the plant will fabricate diverse types of trailers and tipper bodies with the goal of achieving domestic self-sufficiency and serving the West African regional market.

“We are playing a strategic and key role in developing the heavy-duty truck assembling and manufacturing industry in Nigeria. We are providing employment opportunities for Nigerians as well as improving the local automobile industry. We will continue to invest in the plant and achieve technological advancement for Nigeria. We will continue to promote Nigeria’s economic development,” the renowned entrepreneur stated in his welcome address.

While appreciating the support of strategic stakeholders, including the National Assembly, Dangote said Dangote Sinotruk West Africa Limited is set to write the next chapter in Nigeria’s industrialisation story as well as drive progress across West Africa for a brighter and more prosperous future.

Noting that the state acquired 102 compactor trucks for its Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) in 2022, Governor Sanwo-Olu hailed Dangote for the remarkable transformation of the facility from a dormant textile mill to a thriving vehicle assembly plant.

“Honestly, this is about partnership. It is about a sense of purpose and the fact that as a people, we need to develop our economy and our environment better than we met it. Dangote Industries Limited is a testament to a good local business that has become a global name. It can compete with other brands globally. It is a brand that all Africans can be proud of. They have kept the vision of this place by ensuring that industry is created, people are employed, and young people are trained,” he said.

Governor Sanwo-Olu stressed that the state is open to business as the commercial hub of Nigeria, commending the Dangote group for embracing CNG-powered vehicles, noting that it is cost-effective and promotes cleaner energy.

During the plant’s commissioning, Senate President Godswill Akpabio, commended the proprietors, stressing that ‘Dangote is Africa’s export to the world’. He noted that the facility, which creates over 3,000 jobs across Nigeria, aligns with the renewed hope agenda of President Bola Tinubu to lift millions of Nigerians out of poverty.

Reiterating the senate leadership’s happiness with the facility, Akpabio assured of the federal government’s support to Dangote’s drive to ensure Nigeria attains self-sufficiency in key sectors. Calling on other investors to learn from Dangote, he also challenged other states to provide business-friendly environments for investors.

Dangote Sinotruk West Africa Limited, a joint venture company with a total investment of $100 million, boasts cutting-edge facilities and machinery, enabling it to achieve a production capacity of 15-16 trucks per shift, or approximately 10,000 trucks annually.

However, the Chief Executive Officer of the facility, Hikmat Thapa, said the capacity will be scaled up to 13,000 trucks annually with the commissioning of the new CKD plant. He also affirmed that the majority of the fabrication and assembly lines are being handled by trained Nigerians. He stated that the vision of the plant is to assemble and produce a full range of commercial vehicles tailored to the specific needs of the market.

“From heavy-duty trucks to medium trucks, light trucks, and semi-trailers, our aim is to meet the growing demand for reliable transportation across various sectors, including logistics, construction, and food and beverage industries,” he added.

 

Lagos Govt Orders Additional 100 Trucks from Dangote’s Trucks Assembly Plant as Akpabio Commissions new CKD Plant

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Afro-Asian Entrepreneurs Conference 2024 Set to Unite Continents in Delhi

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*Afro-Asian Entrepreneurs Conference 2024 Set to Unite Continents in Delhi*

 

The Mediapreneur Network, a prominent non-governmental organization based in Nigeria, is collaborating with the Nigeria-India Business Council (NIBC) and other stakeholders to organize the Afro-Asian Entrepreneurs Conference 2024. Scheduled for Saturday, July 6th, 2024, at the prestigious Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi, the event aims to foster global innovation and sustainable entrepreneurial success under the theme “Uniting Continents.”

 

 

Led by Abisola Williams, a 24-year-old Nigerian student based in India, the Mediapreneur Network has been at the forefront of promoting digital skills, mentorship, and entrepreneurial growth among youth. Williams, nominated for the 25Under25 CEO’s Award in Nigeria’s Social Enterprise and Development category, has a commendable track record of organizing impactful conferences across Nigeria, impacting over 1,500 individuals.

The conference enjoys the support of esteemed organizations such as mentors Global, TiE Delhi-NCR, RevUp Life Skill, Payomatix Technologies, Edudite Consultancy and others. It anticipates participation from over 500 delegates, including distinguished speakers, ambassadors, high commissioners, and more than 30 awardees. The gathering promises to offer a dynamic platform for collaboration, creativity, and actionable insights.

Key objectives of the conference include contributing significantly to global economic empowerment, promoting peace-building initiatives, and facilitating the creation of new businesses and employment opportunities. It underscores strategic partnerships across private, public, and civil sectors to enhance bilateral relations and foster investment opportunities between Nigeria and India.

For media inquiries, partnership opportunities, and registration details, interested parties are encouraged to visit the official conference website at www.afroasianmediapreneur.com or contact Abisola Williams directly at +91 9675997319 or +2348133659873.

Witness the unfolding of a transformative journey towards global innovation and sustainable entrepreneurial success at the Afro-Asian Entrepreneurs Conference 2024.

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Harmony Gardens MD, Saheed Mosadoluwa Tackles Nigeria’s Housing Deficit As BHDSummit2024 Holds in July

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Come July 2nd 2024, Harmony Gardens and Estate Development Ltd, under the leadership of Hon. Dr Saheed Mosadoluwa better known as Mr Ibile will be hosting Bridging Housing Deficit Summit 2024 “BHDSummit2024”, coinciding with the grand launch of Lekki Aviation Town. This summit will bring together 7,000 Nigerians to discuss solutions to the housing deficit and affordability obstacles, showcasing Mosadoluwa’s commitment to addressing these critical issues.

Hon. Dr. Saheed Mosadoluwa, a prominent businessman and entrepreneur, is making significant strides in tackling Nigeria’s housing deficit and national airline challenges. As the chairman of Harmony Gardens and Estate Development Ltd, Mosadoluwa has established himself as a leading figure in sustainable real estate development in Lagos State.

Founded in 2019, Harmony Gardens and Estate Development Ltd has grown into a major player in the Nigerian real estate industry. With a portfolio that includes seven developing estates, such as HarmonyVille, Granville, CrestView, Oju-Alaro Estates, and Lekki Aviation Town, the company aims to provide housing for up to 750,000 Nigerians. The acquisition of 1,412 hectares of land valued at $860 million underscores the firm’s ambition and capability.

Mosadoluwa’s journey began in the aviation and logistics sectors, where he catered to Hajj operations and freight forwarding. His expertise led to the founding of Royal Crystal Airways in 2019, after serving as Director of Operations for airlines including Saudi Gulf, White Airways, and Nigeria’s defunct Kabo Airline. His aviation ventures have contributed to a diversified portfolio that spans logistics, events, hospitality, and manufacturing, with a global footprint across Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa.

Mr. Ibile’s impact extends beyond real estate. His commitment to public service and sustainable development has earned him recognition as one of the most influential young entrepreneurs in West Africa. Despite facing numerous challenges, he has consistently demonstrated a strong work ethic and visionary leadership.

In addition to his business achievements, Mosadoluwa has addressed the pressing issues of Nigeria’s housing deficit and national airline challenges. He believes that overcoming these obstacles requires a willingness to let go of trade-offs and embrace innovative solutions. His vision for Lekki Aviation Town, a hub for aviation services, training, and innovation, aims to position Lagos State as a key player in the global aviation industry.

Harmony Gardens and Estate Development Ltd’s success is a testament to Mosadoluwa’s innovative approach to urban living. The company’s flagship project, Harmony Gardens Estates, sets new standards for luxury and sustainability in Lagos. Notable developments include the acquisition of land for Lekki Aviation Town and the launch of multi-billion-naira estates in the Lekki area.

Hon. Dr. Saheed Mosadoluwa’s dedication to excellence, sustainable development, and innovation continues to inspire a new generation of leaders and entrepreneurs. His efforts to transform Nigeria’s housing and aviation sectors highlight his role as a visionary leader committed to making a lasting impact on the nation’s development.

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