The organisers of the yearly Lagos International Motor Fair & Autoparts Expo Africa have announced that the two segments of the 2019 event will maintain nearly concurrently at the Federal Palace Hotel, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos, from May 6 to 11, and May 8 to 11, 2019, respectively.
. Disclosing this in his workplace in Lagos, the Managing Director BKG Exhibitions Limited, Mr Ifeanyichukwu Agwu, defined that the organisers would defy the cruel economic realities to ensure that the 14th Lagos Motor Fair and the eighth Auto parts Expo, hold this yr within the average interest of the auto sector.
Agwu , who spoke at a press briefing to announce the kickoff of preparations for the event, assured that the exhibition has to go on towards all odds, “so that you can make certain that the automobile region of the Nigerian financial system remains in the front burner of monetary speak in Nigeria, having in mind the tendencies inside the political area.”
The BKG CEO, who’s also the Chairman of the Organising Committee, confused that his crew became being driven by way of the need to champion the improvement and thriving of auto parts sub-zone as leeway to speedy-tracking the development of Nigeria’s larger automotive enterprise.
“In this edition, as we have been doing for some time now, we can champion the want to institute and drive a properly-notion-out coverage and programme to re-jig the world in the direction of making Nigeria the hub of the car business in West Africa specially and the entire continent in well-known.”
The organisers said over 20 automobile and two hundred auto parts/add-ons corporations, along with those from allied sectors, are anticipated to participate in the exhibition. Each of the times of the activities would be loaded with sports and events intended to make the honest and expo remarkably worthwhile to the exhibitors, site visitors and different stakeholders.
The committee Chairman appealed to the Federal Government to awareness for the reason that additional vehicle elements manufacture in Nigeria is used to drive the policy of car manufacturing in Nigeria. “Spare parts manufacturing is the area where the actual era transfer takes place. It includes precision and right making plans more than the coupling that takes location in assembling. Encouraging additional components manufacturing will provide upward thrust to the established order of extra Original Equipment Manufacturers and growth employment,” Agwu argued.
He additionally stated that government ought to increase its support to organisations working within the zone, due to the fact “it is a quarter that impacts everything. It occupies a prime role inside the economic system. If it is not done now, it’s going to within the very close to destiny have an effect on a whole lot in the life of the human beings and financial system. The challenges of website hosting this occasion have become higher, but our power in continuing is that the world should now not be allowed to die.”
Urging every stakeholder to endeavour to take part within the components expo and avail themselves of the possibility to show off their competencies and potentials, Mr. Ifeanyi Agwu in addition remarked, “The Auto parts Expo phase of the event is doing nicely, and we’re searching at related to loads international locations in West and Central Africa within the edition. This we have kick-commenced with the aid of extending invitations to players in the auto parts commercial enterprise in those nations to visit the truthful.”