Innoson adopts indigenous name for new model, diversifies into Agriculture

10/02/2019

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Innoson Motors has given its upcoming model an indigenous name, Innoson Ikenga. The proudly Nigerian brand is also venturing into agriculture. Read more details below!

Innoson Motors is not slowing down on its mission to dominate the African automotive industry. The automaker is projecting its African heritage by adopting indigenous names for its models.

Innoson Ikenga in honor of Dr Dozie Ikedife, Ikenga Nnewi

The Made-In-Nigeria brand is paying homage to Nigerians who have made great impact in the society by christening its models after them. The latest entrant to the league is called INNOSON IKENGA – a soon-to-be-released cross over.

The vehicle, which is in honor of Dr DozieI kedife, Ikenga Nnewi, is receiving finishing touches at the company’s manufacturing plant situated in Nnewi, Anambra State.

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The Ikenga is an all-white cross over with an attractive exterior

>>> You can check Innoson prices for reference: Innoson cars in Nigeria: overview, pictures, price list 2019 & more

Innoson Motors facilitating mechanized farming

In other news, Innoson Motors has set up a tractor manufacturing plant in Nsukka Local Government Area (LGA) of Enugu State. According to reports, the establishment of the plant is to boost mechanized agricultural activities in the nation. The company is committed to empowering the youths with skills for mechanized farming.

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The Ikenga was named after a Nigerian who made great impact in the society

Speaking about the collaborative initiative with the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), Chief Innocent Chukwuma, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of INNOSON Group, said that the development would encourage more people especially the youths to venture into agriculture.

“A lot of people are already interested in this venture and even those that are into private or cooperative farm settlement. You know that Ebonyi and Enugu states have something to share in terms of agriculture, so it would improve food production in the South-East, South-South and even the North-East, such as Benue and Kogi states.

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Chris Odogwu is a Content Writer and Journalist. He holds a bachelor's degree in Mass Communication from University of Jos and a master's degree in Mass Communication from University of Lagos. His works have been published in top local and international publications including Forbes, HuffPost, ThriveGlobal, TheNextScoop and Nigeria360 among others. A member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), the thrill he gets from writing about exotic cars feels almost the same as riding in them.

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