PAN Nigeria Limited has commenced the production of Higer busses in its Kaduna plant, after the recent successful partnership with Higer Bus Company Limited of China.
According to a statement from the Head, Corporate Communications of PAN, Mr. Oladeji Victor Bamidele, said the models to be produced in Nigeria are Higer H5C 16-seats, Higer H6C 19-seats and Higer Ambulance.
He said the Higer Bus comes with features such as charging ports for all passengers/occupants, park-assist, rear camera, DVD/15’ LCD Display for passengers as well as spacious leg and head room.
In addition, the Higer Ambulance, he said, is fitted with state-of-the-art medical equipment such as suction catheters, stretcher belts and anatomical mattress, silicon resuscitators with mask, pulse oximeter, digital thermometer, 2kg fire extinguisher, automatic loading stretcher, scoop stretcher, AC/DC electronic suction machine, oxygen regulator, among others.
The Managing Director of the Company, Mr. Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed, said, “PAN Nigeria has a long rich history in the production of quality vehicles in Nigeria, which have proved to be durable and high performing.
“Some of the station wagon ambulances that we produced as far back as the 1980s are still being operated by some hospitals in urban and rural communities throughout the country. The Higer Ambulance and transport buses will follow this proud tradition of durability and quality.”