Organisers of the Abuja International Motor Fair, BKG Exhibitions Limited, has announced a deal with telecommunication gaint, MTN Nigeria Limited on the forthcoming 17th Abuja International Motor Fair.
At a meeting between MTN Nigeria and BKG Exhibitions Limited, the Managing Director of BKG Exhibitions Limited, Mr Ifeanyichukwu Agwu, said the partnership was to enhance the development of the automotive sector.
He urged stakeholders to harness the potential of the growing and viable automotive sector.
â€œThe Abuja International Motor Fair is the highest strategic business platform where the largest variety of automotive products and services are showcased in Sub-Saharan Africa. Holding the record of being the most consistent and fastest growing auto show in Nigeria, the fair has consistently provided high level business opportunities for participants by positioning them to adequately benefit from the numerous opportunities and potentials of trade and business expectations that abound in Africaâ€™s largest economy,â€ he said.
MTN General Manager Consumer Marketing and Strategy Division Mr Richard Iweanoge, said the company is committed to the progress of the automotive sectors.
He decried the bad state of the roads, describing them as deplorable.
â€œThe road transport is so overburdened due to the comatose status of the rail system and the costly nature of the air transport system, which is beyond many Nigerians,â€ he said.
Iweanoge promised MTN freebies for the visitors at the fair.
The fair, the 17th edition, is scheduled to hold between October 27 and November 4 at the Eagle Square, Abuja.