Nigeria First Indigenous Auto Manufacturing Company, Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (IVM) has signed a Contract Purchase Agreement with ED Ubong, the Managing Director of Shell Nigeria Gas Ltd. According to Cornel Osigwe, the Head, Corporate Communications Innoson Group, the signing of the agreement will see the supply of Innoson Vehicles to Shell Nigeria for its official and operational uses. In his brief address after signing the agreement today, Thursday, October 31st, 2019, Chief Dr. Innocent Chukwuma OFR, stated that Innoson Vehicles being the first wholly indigenous and leading vehicle manufacturing company in Nigeria has established themselves as the leaders in major markets across Nigeria and West Africa due to its high safety standards, dynamic and exhilarating performance, ruggedness, durability, absolute reliability and affordable prices. Speaking further he said, “Today in Africa, we are witnessing a revolution in car manufacturing led by Innoson, to produce the best vehicles that meet International and Standard Organization of Nigeria standards.In his speech, ED Ubong said that Shell Nigeria over the years has shown the lead among its contemporaries on the patronage of local content. The MD futher recalled that this year, Shell emerged the International Oil Company with the most impactful Local Content Initiatives in the upstream category at the 2019 edition of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Opportunity Fair (NOGOF) held in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State on April 4, 2019.