In a statement on Friday by the DICON Public Relations Officer, Maj. Emmanuel Adeniyi, Ogunkale requested for approval to execute a Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) between the agency and PROFORCE Limited for joint designing and producing APCs for the armed forces and other agencies.
Proforce, an indigenous armoured car maker in Nigeria, currently produces 25 of such vehicles monthly, targeting an annual production of 480. Managing Director of Proforce, Mr. Ade Ogundeyin, yesterday disclosed at the meeting of Nigerian Automotive Manufacturers Association, NAMA, in Abuja, that the demand for armoured vehicles had increased from five to 25 monthly and 300 in a year, adding that the company’s plant was built to produce no less than 40 armoured vehicles every month and 480 every year.
(live reports from the factory floor of PROFORCE DEFENCE)
Operating out of a state of the art armouring facility sited at Ode-Remo, Ogun State, Nigeria, Proforce Defence are setting a new pace in the assembly of various armoured and protective products in Nigeria.