Peace Group Nigeria Limited, owners of Peace Mass Transit, Peace Microfinance Bank and Peace Petroleum have joined the Innoson Group in the business of vehicle Assembly in the country.
This information was made public on the company’s Facebook Page through a Press Release. According to the release the plant is located at the Headquarters of the Company at Emene, Industrial Layout, Enugu State.
The Company’s Executive Director of Operations, Chidubem Ugwu, who conducted pressmen round the plant said Peace Mass Transit injects at least 600 vehicles into its fleet every year, in a robust, unique fleet renewal programme which has seen it grow into the biggest shuttle bus company in Nigeria in the 20 years of its existence, with the new Plant it is expected that the supply needs of the company will be augmented. He went further to add that there are at least 2,000 PMT mini buses on Nigeria roads daily, from an active fleet of at least 4,000 buses.
Information made available to the Press has it that the locally assembled Peace Hiace buses have been fitted with improved features for optimum performance, safety and comfort of passengers, including rear AC, speed limiter device, T.V, Electronic Brake Device (EBD), and Automatic Brake System (ABS).
However, the Vehicle Assembly Plant may not at the moment be turning out vehicles for the Nigerian population as according to Chidubem, due to the supply demands of the transport company, the company would for now buy up the entire units assembled in its local assembly plant.
Reassuring the Nigerian Population, he said the buses are Chinese trusted and that their workforce are trained abroad with majority of them of Nigerian nationalities.
“We have dealt with our Chinese partners for over 15 years and these buses are digital dashboard vehicles. Before problems could develop on the vehicles, it would have given you 72 hours notice. They also contain tracking devices to enable us know the the conversation inside the vehicle, particularly passengers complaints.” He concluded.