In an interactive session with Journalists in Abuja, the Chairman, U.S multiple
Nigus Enfinity, Malik Ado-Ibrahim revealed that the firm will introduce electric vehicles into the Nigerian automobile market next year. He also added that its local assembly plant for electric vehicles will be ready in 2020.
Ado-Ibrahim stressed that several countries across the world have set targets for the ban of petrol-fuelled vehicles with India targeting 2030, and the United Kingdom, 2040.
He emphasised that Nigeria and other African countries must look inward to be frontier of the automotive revolution or risk becoming dumping ground for banned vehicles from other countries.
Ado-Ibrahim, who was the first African to lead the Formula 1 Team global race car competition in 1999, said his firm is already building a 100 megawatts (mw) solar power plant in Katsina and another in Adamawa state.
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