Lagos: Techno Oil Ltd has entered into strategic partnership with the Nigerian Automobile Technicians Association (NATA) to give optimum value to users of the company’s re-formulated multi-grade Ultra 20W 50 Lubricant.
Announcing the development in Lagos, the Head of Strategy, Techno Oil, Mr. Ken Abazie, said the partnership would provide a platform to ensure that Nigerians get maximum benefit from the re-packaged product.
He said that the unveiling of the product had been slated for Oct. 30 in an epoch event to be co-hosted with NATA at the Ilasamaja Mechanic Village on the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway in Lagos.
“It is expected that the event will attract more than 1,000 mechanics drawn from parts of the country,’’ he stated.
Abazie disclosed that Techno Oil’s range of lubricants had been undergoing continuous upgrade in conformity with global standards, aimed at meeting customers’ expectations.
The Techno Oil spokesman explained that the range of lubricants had often been re-formulated to make them market-friendly in quality and pricing.
He noted that the Ultra 20W 50 Lubricant had specifically, undergone strenuous screening and testing locally and internationally in the past 24 months to make it to attain its current high standard.
“Ultra 20W 50 had gone through strenuous screening and testing programming to bring it to this improved grade with innovative features like anti-wear agents and extreme pressure additives.
“It also has other features, including oxidation inhibitors and anti-foaming agents to ensure that users get value for their money in line with Techno Oil’s core values.
The company chief said that the relationship with NATA also entailed series of sponsored workshops, conferences and training of automobile technicians and NATA members to enable them make informed decisions on choice and use of lubricants.
He argued that the partnership was necessary, especially now that the Nigerian market had virtually been turned into a dumping ground for all manners of low-quality engine oils coming in from different parts of the globe.
The Chairman of the Lagos state Chapter of NATA, Asiwaju Jacob Fayeun, expressed regrets that government was not doing enough to save indigenous lubricant manufacturers from challenges arising from the importation of low quality engine oils from Asian countries.
“Low quality engine oils have continued to be the reason for the low performance of many motor engines and even the subsequent breakdown of vehicles all over the place in Nigeria these days.
He lauded the management of Techno Oil for its initiative in ensuring that only good quality lubricants were sold to consumers in the country. (ends)
Source : SunOnline