Nigeria to build industrial parks in 3 states
The Nigerian government is to establish automotive industrial parks in three states to promote local production of vehicles, Jelani Aliyu, the Director General, National Automotive Design and Development Council has said.
Mr Aliyu made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja.
According to him, the parks will be sited in Nnewi in Anambra State, home to Innoson Motors, the first indigenous motor manufacturing firm in Nigeria, Ede in Osun State and Kaduna.
He said the programme is part of the National Automotive Industry Development Plan, aimed at promoting local production of vehicles.
“We are building three automotive industrial parks that will be comprehensive facilities where the necessary infrastructure will be provided and investors can easily come in and play,” he said.
“As the Federal Government is promoting local production of vehicles, key to that is creating the necessary environment, and we…