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CFAO returns Suzuki hospitality back to Nigeria

…Offers free petrol and service to customers

Automotive enthusiasts of the Suzuki brand in the country that have missed the opportunity of acquiring the brand in the past years are now assured of its availability following the official opening of its dealership showroom and formal unveiling of the Japanese model range into the Nigerian market by CFAO Motors.

Among the Suzuki models available at the new CFAO dealer outlet  located on Akin Adesola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos are city cars like the completely revamped Alto, the model additions such as the Baleno, Dzire, Ertiga, Ciaz and Ertiga including the Swift. The off-road within the Suzuki family are the Jimny and Vitara Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs).

One of the highlights of the event which attracted high profile dignitaries like the Kikuta Yutaka, Japanese ambassador to Nigeria was the announcement of the new Suzuki offer of financing starting from just N85,000 per month with an option to trade-in old cars subject to terms and conditions. In addition during the first year, the customer does not pay for petrol or service.

Speaking at the event, Thomas Pelletier, Thomas Pelletier, managing director/ country delegate said: “Our partner, Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan is renowned for the production of top quality and reliable vehicles which are widely trusted for durability and competitive prices.

“As is traditional with CFAO, we have already trained technicians with the support of the manufacturer and we have made provision for sufficient genuine spare parts at the right price”.

Amongst the guests in attendance were Gbenga Oyebode; chairman CFAO Nigeria; CFAO Nigeria; Koichi Suzuki, executive director International Marketing, Suzuki Motor.

CFAO is a pioneer in automotive distribution and has been in Nigeria for 117 years. CFAO Motors is the distributor of the Suzuki brand in 26 African countries with dedicated sales and aftersales support.

The conglomerate has a direct presence in 36 African countries and provides a gateway to 49 of the 54 countries that make up the African continent and also active in seven French overseas territories and in Asia with over 15,000 employees.

It is a subsidiary of the Toyota Tsusho Group (Japan) with a representative office in South Africa in 1964 and incorporated subsidiary Toyota Tsusho Africa in 1999. This entity was added to the CFAO Group in 2017.

Apart from being a key player in specialized distribution in Africa and the French overseas territories and a partner of choice for major international brands, CFAO is a market leader in automotive and pharmaceutical distribution and continues to grow in consumer goods, new technology, and energy solutions

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