A social media user recently shared photos of locally produced Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) vehicles for the Nigerian police and army, and some celebrities have reacted to the laudable development on their respective social media pages.
The Twitter user identified as Omasoro Ali Ovie, who shared the photos on his personal page, disclosed that the company responsible for producing the vehicles is situated in Ogun state.
As a show of support for the praiseworthy project, Ovie disclosed that the government of Ogun state purchased 15 vehicles for the state police.
“This is a Nigerian company in Ijebu-Ode, manufacturing the some of the best Armored Personnel Carriers for Nigeria police and army,with massive local contents from scratch. The government in Ogun bought 15 for the police. Industrialization is the only pathway for prosperity in Nigeria.” he said.
Reacting to the news, singer Falz who is known for making socially conscious music, shared a screenshot photo of the vehicles on his Instagram page and commended the development.
“This is the Nigeria we want to see. More emphasis on made in Nigeria” he said.
See his post below:
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Also reacting, comedian Ali Baba shared the photo with a caption in which he implied that the country is making progress bit by bit.
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Other celebrities like media entrepreneur Mo Abudu, actress Kehinde Bankole, also reacted.
See their comments below:
Moabudu: Made in Nigeria for the world
_kehindebankole: Nigeria to the world
Meanwhile, see some of the responses from the post below…
Show your source and proof. No Nigerian company is manufacturing that, but if you think there is I'd like to know your source.
— Tomi Adelaja (@Prettythinnggg) April 30, 2019
This is true. I have heard about the palace from a friend who once worked there as a painter. I think the location in Isara, Remo not Ijebu ode but still in Ijebuland anyway. They are mainly into armoured and bullet proof vehicles.
— Fakeye Ahmed Olamide (@fakeyeahmed) April 30, 2019
Good development. But why is the military looking for N1billion to start building their own vehicles again? Buratai just announced that fews days ago? Why manufacturing military equipment rather than vehicle for the masses? Is this what Nigerians asked for?@Gidi_Traffic
— ?this-Mr-T? (@thatMrT) April 30, 2019
Is it the same factory located just beside Ode Remo High Sch? Just in-between Isara and Ode Remo. I've always wondered what they're doing there. Good to know and this is good news for Nigeria.
— Adeleke (@Amoda212) April 30, 2019
Hanty, are you sure is not an assembling plant…. Just like PAN of those days….. Until Ajaokota steel plant works…. We might just be day dreaming attaining success industrial wise.. Same with infrastructure.. We might make little progress but @ very expensive cost.
— Shittu Yasir Idris (@YasShittu) April 29, 2019
My dear that’s what we thought o that this govt will revive our industries which will boost our economy but unfortunately they ended up doing otherwise. Their target is just to remain in power until death do them apart
— Faruq Gagarawa ? (@Faruqsaleh767) April 30, 2019
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