Stakeholders in the nationâ€™s auto industry are gearing up for the 13th Lagos Motor Fair and 7th Autoparts Expo Africa that will begin fromÂ May 7, at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The Chairman organising committee and the MD, BKG Exhibitions, Mr. Ifeanyi Agwu brought this to the fore while briefing journalist in Lagos, recently.Â
In what has become an Auto Mundial and show of strength among the indigenous and foreign firms in the automotive business, more firms are confirming their participation in the events. Many indigenous firms have confirmed their participation while over 80 foreign firms from all parts of the world are storming the Federal Palace Hotel Victoria Island venue of the event with different world-class products and services from their stables.
Agwu revealed a large number of the major brands of automobiles, spare parts, accessories, lubricants, banking, insurance, regulatory and policy-making agencies and bodies are taking partâ€; adding that â€œthough the sector is passing through turbulent times in the country the persistence of major players in participating in this event can is attributable to the importance they attach to it as a key event for demonstrating and showcasing capabilities and potentials. We cannot but attribute their consistency to the strategic importance attached to it by all the stakeholders in the industry who have been hardworking and making sacrifices here and then.Â
It has been a collective effort and all hands have continually been on deck, starting from the private sector to the various agencies of government both at the state and federal levels.â€ All the major brands available in Nigeria and to some extent abroad will be showcased.
He urged every stakeholder to endeavour to show up at the event billed to take place at the Federal Palace Hotel, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos fromÂ May 7-12, 2018; which he said would be a unique and veritable opportunity for all to show the strength and ruggedness of the players in the sector.-the policy inconsistencies notwithstanding.