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Sanwo-Olu opens GAC car assembly plant in Lagos



Lagos state Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The executive governor of Lagos State, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has formally opened the GAC Car Assembly Plant in Lagos.

This was disclosed by the governor in a statement posted on his verified X handle on Tuesday.

According to Sanwo-Olu, the partnership between Lagos State and CIG Motors represents a pivotal step towards greater industrialization, more jobs, and technical training for the people of the state.

He said, “This partnership, born in the challenging days of the pandemic, has flourished, not only giving birth to the GAC Motor Nigeria CKD factory but also aiding the growth and expansion of our LAGRIDE project. These initiatives signify our commitment to progress, innovation, and the betterment of Lagos State.

“The opening of this vehicle assembly plant is a glowing emblem of our state’s openness to investments that foster job creation, skill development, wealth creation, and entrepreneurial opportunities.


“The ripple effect of this investment extends far beyond the automotive sector. It has ushered in a new dawn of employment, providing our industrious youths with well-deserved jobs, thereby significantly reducing unemployment in Lagos.”

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