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PAN attributes Higer’s award to product quality

PAN attributes Higer’s award to product quality

The acting managing director of PAN Nigeria Limited, Taiwo Oluleye, has described the recent award to Higer Bus as “an affirmation of PAN Nigeria’s commitment to the delivery of quality products and services”.

PAN Nigeria Limited’s Higer Bus was recently recognized as the best new auto entrant in the commercial vehicle category during an award ceremony that formed part of the activities at this year’s annual Transport Day’s Nigeria Annual Transport lecture, exhibition and award.

The award was received by Bawo Omagbitse, general manager, planning and strategy, on behalf of the acting managing director, at an event held at Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, with the theme “Improving Nigeria Transportation Systems, the Way Forward”.

PAN, in strategic partnership with China’s Higer Bus Company Limited, commenced the local production of two models of the buses in its plant in Kaduna.

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PAN Nigeria is the country’s foremost multi-brand automobile manufacturer and assemblers, while Higer Bus Company established in 1998 is China’s leading exporter of buses and coaches, whose vehicles are available in more than 100 countries in Asia, Middle East, Africa, Europe, and America.

Higer models produced in Nigeria are the H5C 16-seats, H6C 19-seats and the ambulance. The vehicles, which are used for mass transit, transportation of schoolchildren and ambulance services, rolled off the company’s assembly lines in Kaduna in December 2019.

The bus comes with features such as charging ports for all passengers, park assist, rear camera, DVD/15’LCD display for passengers as well as spacious leg and head room.

In addition, the ambulance is fitted with state-of-the-art medical equipment such as suction catheters, stretcher belts and anatomical mattress, silicon resuscitators with mask, pulse oximeter, digital thermometer, 2kg fire extinguisher, automatic loading stretcher, scoop stretcher, AC/DC electronic suction machine, oxygen regulator, among others.