Governor David Nweze Umahi of Ebonyi State is reportedly set to break another record in the history of Nigeria as he is at the finishing stage of the arrangement to import electric vehicles and charging points in the state.
Igbere TV reports that Umahi is presently meeting with that Umahi is currently meeting with the Managing Director of Simba Group, Mr. Vinay Grover; TVS Company Leaders, Marketer of Electric Tricycles/Vehicles etc at Bangalore, India.
Igbere TV recalls that on Wednesday, 16th October, 2019, the Governor presented a hand of partnership to India Government through the Indian High Commissioner, His Excellency, Mr. Abhay Thakur where he enumerated establishment of Electric Automobile Assembling Plant, Importation of Sample electric powered Tricycles, Buses, Motorcycles and cars etc. as few of the areas of partnership.
Others include; Agriculture where poultry, piggery and food processing top in his presentation.
Governor Umahi had earlier stated that the use of electric mode automobiles is not only a technology of tomorrow but a technology that cuts cost.
Speaking with Igbere TV correspondent, the Special Assistant on Media to Umahi, Mr. Francis Nwaze noted that the Governor recently presented a public lecture at University of Nigeria Nsukka on the topic, “Preparing Ebonyi State for a Zero Oil Economy”.
According to him, “He is the first governor in Nigeria to think outside the box on ways of sustaining her state when the Oil might have gone.”
He added that “Umahi’s passion is on developing Ebonyi State to the amazement of the general public and he is on top of his aim.”