Sanwo-Olu Opens Vehicle Assembly Plant In Lagos

Grace Ihesiulo
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The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has formally opened the GAC Car Assembly Plant in Lagos.

The governor disclosed this in a statement posted on his official X handle on Tuesday.

According to him, the partnership between Lagos State and CIG Motors, represents a pivotal step towards greater industrialisation, more jobs, and technical training for the people of the state.

He said, “This partnership, born in the challenging days of the pandemic, has flourished, not only giving birth to the GAC Motor Nigeria CKD factory but also aiding the growth and expansion of our LAGRIDE project. These initiatives signify our commitment to progress, innovation, and the betterment of Lagos State.

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“The opening of this Vehicle Assembly Plant is a glowing emblem of our state’s openness to investments that foster job creation, skill development, wealth creation, and entrepreneurial opportunities.

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“The ripple effect of this investment extends far beyond the automotive sector. It has ushered in a new dawn of employment, providing our industrious youths with well-deserved jobs, thereby significantly reducing unemployment in Lagos.”

Meanwhile, Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has consoled Prince Tajudeen Olusi, Governance Advisory Council leader, on the death of his wife, Alhaja Iyabo, whose Eighth Day was held on Saturday.

The governor described Alhaja Olusi as a personal loss to him, President Bola Tinubu, family of All Progressives Congress and the state.

In a statement by his media aide, Gboyega Akosile, the governor said although the scriptures are clear about life and death as one most constant human occurrences, it is usually not pleasant when we lose loved ones.

Afenifere Egbe Ilosiwaju Yoruba in Osun State described the death as a loss to the Progressives family.

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In a statement by Publicity Secretary, Adebayo Balogun, and signed by the leaders; former Deputy Governor, Adeleke Adewoyin and Lekan Usman, it said the vacuum created will be difficult to fill.

It prayed God to grant her Aljana fridaus and give the family fortitude to bear the loss.

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