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Innovation, Precision Engineering To Signpost West Africa Automotive Show



West Africa Automotive Show

What level of engineering precision has Nigeria thus far achieved? You may just hop on the West Africa Automotive Show (WAAS) to discover.

The West Africa Automotive Show though billed for Landmark Centre, Lagos, from May 14-16, 2024, is indeed a region-wide fair for the automotive sector.

The event which is on its 4th edition, is a collaboration of a United Kingdom firm, BtoB Events Ltd, and The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines, and Agriculture (NACCIMA).


According to them, it is set to be “unparalleled convergence of innovation, expertise, and economic advancement for the automotive industry in Nigeria and across West Africa”.

According to NACCIMA, The West Africa automotive show, would this year, bring together over 150 exhibitors from more than 30 countries, including national pavilions from economic powerhouses such as China, India, and Poland.

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Automotive Components Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) is expected to lead 30 companies, showcasing a commitment to fostering major collaborations and investments in West Africa’s automotive manufacturing sector.

Celebrating Nigeria’s entrepreneurial spirit, local brands such as Saglev Motors, CFAO, Cocharis, and C Woermann will be featured prominently, a release on the event informs.

“The show will also see partnerships with key Nigerian associations, including NACCIMA, NATA, MOMTAN, NAMA, ASPMDA, NADDC, and others, as well as regional partners such as the Chamber of Commerce of Gambia, Abossey Okai Ghana, and Magazine market Kumasi, solidifying the vision of a unified West African automotive market”.


According to them, “with the arrival of over 500 international guests and robust company representation, WAAS is poised to channel millions into the local economy.

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“The event is not just a trade platform but a transformative force, with expectations to facilitate over 1 billion USD in business transactions and over 3 billion USD in foreign direct investments, enriching Nigeria with an estimated 75 percent of these investments”.


The West Africa Automotive Show would also feature a high-caliber conference to be chaired by Luqman Mamudu, former Director of Planning and Strategy at NADDC, with distinguished speakers from diverse backgrounds.

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