Nigeria To Partner With Hyundai:
The President of the Federal republic of Nigeria General Mohamadu Buhari, has welcome the idea and also a proposal by Hyundai one of the leading Korean car manufacturing company in the world to set up a car plan in Nigeria.
This proposal was confirmed in a statement signed and published by the
Special Adviser to the President
(Media and Publicity) Femi Adesina on
December 17, 2019.
Nigeria will collaborate with and support Hyundai Engineering Company Limited to set up a car plant, and also rehabilitate petroleum refineries, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.
Receiving the President/Chief Executive Officer of Hyundai Engineering, Mr Chang Hag Kim, at State House, Abuja, Tuesday, the President said Nigeria was committed to ensuring energy security in the country, “and the goal is to achieve self-sufficiency in the supply of petroleum products within the next three years.”
This is in line with the President agenda to move the country forward in terms of creating jobs for the benefit of Nigerian youths.
President Buhari welcomed proposal to set up Hyundai car plant in the country, pledging: “We will collaborate and support to make the investment a reality.”
Mr Hag Kim said Hyundai Engineering Company, which hires about 15,000 engineers and technical staff globally, was willing to contribute to the development of the Nigerian economy.
“We have been building refineries worldwide. We have the biggest in South Korea, with 650, 000 barrels per day capacity. We are also in Venezuela, Iraq, and many other places. We would be glad to contribute our quota in Nigeria,” he added.
However, more updates will clerify the authenticity of this information.
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