Innoson Automobile To Provide Kogi Refuse Bins

Channels Television  
Updated December 21, 2016

Waste evacuation trucks of innoson automobilesKogi State government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Company Limited for the supply of refuse bins.

The Secretary to the State Government, Mrs Folashade Arike, signed the agreement on behalf of Kogi State government while the company’s Sales Manager Mr Kosy Maduanusi, signed on behalf of the company.

The MoU stated that the purchase would be assessed at zero vat of 50 per cent loan facility and would ensure that different sizes of dustbins ranging from 240 liters and 120 liters for a household, 660 liters for business premises, and 60 liters for offices are supplied.

In her speech, Mrs Arike commended the company for its willingness to collaborate and help the state to get rid of refuse.

Not Free For Residents

She said that when the present administration came on board, the Lokoja city and its suburb were in a filthy situation because residence had turned the street into a dumping ground.

”I am happy I have a clean copy of the MoU with me and I feel proud as a representative of the government to append my signature on the MoU on behalf of Kogi State government,” she stated.

In her remark, the Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Mrs Rosemary Osikoya, said the MoU would be assessed at zero vat of 50 per cent loan facility to solve the problem of indiscriminate dumping of refuse in the state.

”We thank his excellency for given the approval. This agreement is a revolving loan cycle where the state put up an initial amount and the company supplies sanitary bins in different categories, based on our needs per time,” she said.

The commissioner, however, pointed out the dustbins which would come in 240 and 120 liters for household 660 liters for business premises, and 60 liters for offices, would not be free for residents.

The company’s Sales Manager said that the agreement was meant to bring out the company’s products of world class quality to the state.

He said it would also ensure that the state was clean to support the blueprint agenda of the present administration.

Government agencies have been asked to consider made in Nigeria goods before imported in their procurement.