The Nigerian army has made good its promise to partner with Innoson motor.
The army has started taking delivery of some of the vehicles it ordered from the indigenous car manufacturer
– The vehicles will be used for the army’s operations in the northeast
The Nigerian army has started taking delivery of some of the vehicles it ordered from Innoson motors.
This was disclosed by the director, army public relations; Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, via a Facebook post.
The army spokesman also stated that the vehicles have been configured fit for deployment into Operation Lafiya Dole theatre of operations in the northeast.
He also shared pictures of the vehicles already delivered by the Nnewi-based indigenous car manufacturer.
African Entertainment gathered that the specific areas of partnership between the Nigerian army and the company includes immediate supply of 100 vehicles, supply of appropriate gears, engines and chassis required for immediate modifications and repairs of armoured fighting vehicles in the northeast theatre of operations.
It also includes identifying requirements for production of armoured fighting vehicle in Nigerian Army Central Workshop in Kaduna and enhancing capacity of Nigerian army personnel to actively participate on the successful implementation of these joint ventures.
Innoson motors had earlier shared the photos of the vehicles on their social media platforms.