• Coscharis Motors debuts the new Ford Everest to the Nigerian market
  • 2019 Ford Everest delivers refreshed design, more luxurious interior, improved comfort and luxury on XLT series
  • Updated suspension configuration delivers greater ride refinement, better steering precision and control

LAGOS, NIGERIA, 08 May 2019 – Coscharis Motors, exclusive distributor of Ford vehicles in Nigeria, will be unveiling the new Everest XLT Range and Everest Limited at the Lagos International Motor Show. The show, is in its 14th year, and will be held from 6 to 11 May in Lagos, Nigeria.

The new Ford Everest is the most sophisticated Everest seven-seater sport utility vehicle (SUV) on the market. It is more appealing than ever with a range of styling, suspension and feature upgrades. As Ford’s premium offering in the rapidly growing SUV market, the New Everest puts the emphasis on quality, refinement and luxury matched to exceptional space and practicality.

“We are excited the new Everest will be joining our local line-up. The new Everest will provide Ford an important position in the SUV segment, it is a segment which continues to grow in Africa, as well as around the world. Consumers are opting for versatile, family-oriented vehicles that suit their active lifestyles,” says Abiona Babarinde, GM of Marketing and Communications at Coscharis Motors.  

“With the New Everest, we have raised the game even further by introducing subtle yet effective styling updates with the eye-catching exterior, providing a more refined and luxurious cabin environment, adding several new trend-setting technologies to the already feature-packed range, and building on the outgoing model’s superb comfort and ride refinement with a revised suspension set-up. More so, the Everest comes in diesel engines, which is what some of our oil services customers have been yearning for, as it is more ideal for access into highly inflammable locations than its petrol counterpart.”

Refreshed design emphasises exclusivity and capability

The New Everest communicates rugged off-road capability with a sense of refined artistry that takes Ford’s seven-seater SUV to a new level within the segment. The refreshed grille introduces a new level of depth to the design through the layering of three distinctive grille bars that exude exclusivity and luxury whilst presenting a sense of strength and robustness.

The lower bumper has been redesigned to accentuate width, incorporating a connected horizontal beam that has been added to the fascia insert, which gives the Everest even greater on-road presence.

A classy new 20-inch wheel has been introduced on the range-topping Everest Limited, featuring a modern split spoke design that gives the vehicle a more upmarket and dynamic appearance.

Ford has also upped the ante in terms of overall quality and refinement, employing a more purposeful execution of colours and materials. Stronger contrasting elements are employed with the addition of the secondary grille texture against the chrome bright work.

The accents move from a single-layer satin metallic to a two-layer glossy metallic paint, giving a more liquid-like feel for customers expecting outstanding quality. The wheel accent paints are now darker to further accentuate the machine-cut surface of the alloys, adding more drama and a more premium look to the overall appearance.

A new exterior body colour has been added to the line-up: Diffused Silver is designed as a modern take on the typical luxury beige. It communicates toughness with its added depth and also sophistication with its smooth champagne highlights.

Exceptional quality and refinement

The New Everest provides premium levels of quality, outstanding interior space and maximum versatility – now with a selection of new, richer materials and design details that emphasise luxury and style throughout.

The introduction of the Ebony environment colour changes the entire ambience of the interior cabin. The added depth allows the details and bright work to stand out and further aligns the interior to the customer’s expectation for a premium SUV, complemented by a greater selection of soft-touch materials.

Adding further exclusivity to the cabin is the use of contrast stitching on the Everest Limited, along with shadow chrome finishes, perforated leather and high-quality paints that add further lustre to the upgraded interior.

Proven 2.2 and 3.2-litre Duratorq TDCi performance

The current 2.2-litre Duratorq TDCi engine, with 118kW and 385Nm, is available in the Everest XLT derivatives, with a choice of six-speed manual or automatic derivatives. An electronic differential lock is standard across the Everest range to enhance off-road capability.

Customers also have the option of the powerful 3.2-litre five-cylinder TDCi engine on the XLT model with 147kW and 470Nm on tap, matched to a six-speed automatic transmission and four-wheel drive.

All Everest 4×4 models are equipped with Ford’s seamless and intuitive Terrain Management System that facilitates easy switching between Normal, Rock Crawl, Mud and Sand modes to suit the driving conditions.

Improved ride comfort and refinement

As with the New Ford Ranger, the New Everest has benefited from numerous suspension improvements that further enhance ride quality and refinement. Most notably, the front-mounted stabiliser bar has been moved to the rear of the front axle, which allows for greater packaging and design freedom, along with an increase in diameter and stiffness to give the Everest improved roll control and handling performance.

The revised layout has also enabled a reduction in front spring rates, thus achieving an even more comfortable and pliant ride. Additionally, the jounce bumper, which softens the impact when the suspension is fully compressed over severe bumps, has been relocated from the lower control arm to the damper rod at the top of the suspension, thereby reducing the load on the suspension bushes. This gives an improved ride and reduced noise levels.

Overall suspension compliance has been improved, with three damper tunes being adopted for the New Everest range in place of the single set-up used previously. This ensures that the ride characteristics are better tailored to the engine and drivetrain configurations, resulting in a plusher ride over rough surfaces without impacting the Everest’s maximum towing capacity of 3 000kg with a braked trailer.

The extensive suspension refinements have also enabled a reduction in tyre pressures from 240 to 210 kPa, further enhancing overall comfort and isolating the occupants from road imperfections. At the same time, steering precision and control has also been improved.

Technology and safety

A new addition to the Everest’s impressive range of high-tech features is the Passive Entry and Passive Start (PEPS) system, fitted as standard on the XLT and Limited models. The keyless entry and passive start uses an intelligent access system that allows the driver to unlock the vehicle and start the engine without removing the key fob from their pocket or bag. When the key is in the vehicle, the driver simply presses the Start/Stop button while applying the brake pedal to start the car.

The Everest Limited continues to set the benchmark for active driving features, including Semi-Automatic Parallel Park Assist (SAPPA) that uses ultrasonic sensors on the front and rear bumpers to search for and identify parking spaces that are big enough to parallel park the vehicle. A combination of the Everest’s electric power-assisted steering (EPAS) and sensors are used to steer the vehicle safely and perfectly into place, while the driver simply operates the gears, accelerator and brake.

Additional standard appointments on the Limited include Adaptive Cruise Control with Forward Collision Alert (which now recognises pedestrians, in addition to its ability to detect other vehicles), Lane Keeping Aid and Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot Information System with cross-traffic alert, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) and  Auto High Beam Control for the high intensity discharge (HID) headlamps.

The impressive standard safety package across the line-up extends to Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system with Traction Control (TC), Trailer Sway Control (TSC), Hill Start Assist (HSA), Hill Descent Control (HDC) on the 4×4 models, Load Adaptive control (LAC) and Roll Over Mitigation (ROM).

A full Category 1 Thatcham-specification alarm is now standard on all Everest XLT and Limited models for enhanced anti-theft security.

SYNC® infotainment system

Ford’s pioneering SYNC® technology offers exceptional connectivity and multimedia options, along with intuitive voice control and ease of use. SYNC®3 with Navigation is standard on the Everest Limited model, linked to the integrated eight-inch touch-screen colour display, two USB ports and Bluetooth connectivity.

The system boasts fully-featured embedded navigation, convenient multi-touch gestures (such as swipe, slide, scroll and pinch-to-zoom), plus voice recognition that uses simple, real-world voice commands.

SYNC®3 with Navigation provides a full 3D experience with an elevated map view, enhanced full colour graphics and point of interest (POI) building images. Similar to searching on Google, destinations can be entered via the simple one-box search by typing the address, POI category, intersection, city name, post code or GPS coordinates. The search function is predictive, with results appearing as the information is typed. Voice commands can also be used to select a POI.

Tracks4Africa is included in the package, as well as access to maps for over 20 countries in Africa. Free annual map updates are included for a period of five years, and the text and voice guidance functions are available in a multitude of languages, comprising Afrikaans, Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and isiZulu.

SYNC®3 also offers the benefits of smartphone integration provided through Apple CarPlay or Android Auto, which transforms the phone’s connectivity with the car. Through Apple CarPlay, SYNC 3 can be used to access Siri, make calls, return missed calls and listen to voice mail, as well as send, read and reply to text messages. Songs, playlists and compatible apps like Apple Maps, can also be accessed. Similar functionality is provided with Android Auto, with the Google platform used to interact with the phone, and access apps such as Google Maps. Waze users can now project the app’s real-time traffic and navigation service onto the touch screen in Ford vehicles via SYNC®3 AppLink® and control it through voice command.

To keep the system up to date, periodic wireless software updates for SYNC®3 can be downloaded via Wi-Fi, or manually, once it is set up on a trusted wireless network.

The Everest XLT come standard with Ford’s SYNC® 1 system with Bluetooth voice control and audio streaming, a 4.2-inch colour screen, as well as USB and Aux ports.

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As 2018 business year runs to a close, Coscharis Motors has lined up unbeatable offers for two of its major brands. The offers are intended for BMW and Ford loyal customers together with new prospects that are potential brand converts from now to the end of December 2018.

The offers themed, ‘’Coscharis Unbeatable Offers’’ come in different categories. For the BMW brand, the offer is simply for you to buy one BMW X6 and get 1 MG car for free. Also buy one BMW 2 series and get second at half price. While for the Ford brand, which is targeted at fleet buyers of the Ford Ranger, that is individuals and organizations who buy 10 Ford Rangers get one Ford Focus for free instantly.

According to the Group Managing Director of Coscharis Group, Josiah Samuel who while formally announcing all these great offers from the organisation did mentioned that it’s a payback time to the loyal customers of the two brands who had believed in these brands over the years and new converts by way of sustaining the company’s policy of value for money. In his own words, “We understand the harsh economic reality but have decided to support our ever loyal corporate customers and individual customers cushion this reality even at minimizing our bottom-line. These exciting offers are not to only delight our existing BMW and Ford brand enthusiasts alone but to equally accommodate those that have not used any of the brands before courtesy of these juicy offers to end the year by way of exploring this opportunity to own brand new vehicles from any of the brands on offer’’.

He enthused further that hitherto, despite all odds with the peculiar challenges within the automobile industry, Coscharis Motors as a leading player in the industry usually runs this sort of promotions at year end or during special seasons to appreciate our numerous loyal customers.                                                                              

Although this mouth watering offers are expected to end by the end of this year, offers are only valid while stock lasts and with guaranteed requisite warranty periods says Abiona Babarinde, General Manager Marketing and Corporate Communication for Coscharis Group. “We also have special favourable pricing for other brands and models in the spirit of Christmas.”



Coscharis Motors is the exclusive franchisee of BMW and Ford brands in Nigeria and boasts of a wide dealership – sales and service networks across the country with a well trained and effective team                                                       


Abiona Babarinde

General Manager, Marketing and Corporate Communications

Coscharis Group


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In the spirit of this year’s Customer Service Week theme: “Excellence Happens Here”, Coscharis Motors has set up customer-centric activities from October 1 to 5, 2018 at all of her branches nationwide to recognize and celebrate all her brands’ customers.

According to Abiona Babarinde, the General Manager, Marketing and Corporate Communications for the Group, ‘Our focus this year is twofold – to visit the customers in their respective business environment and welcome those who visit our business within this period.                                                 

For Coscharis Motors, the motivation is to bond with our existing customers both happy and dissatisfied. We are specially targeting the latter given our revitalized service capacity aimed at sustaining value for money.

Importantly, we are offering all customers 10% discount for repairs and parts during the customer week across all our branches in Nigeria.

As a global practice, we are also celebrating our staff that serve and support our customers on a daily basis. The week-long activity is geared towards motivating them to always treat the customer as king or queen; meaning the customer has every right to be listened to and respected. Every complaint should be viewed as a privilege, evaluated and rectified with appropriate action(s).

He remarked that “exhibiting excellent Customer Care delivery drives any business success in the long term.

In addition, he stated that the customer service week avails Coscharis the chance, as a customer – focused business, a week-long opportunity to raise further awareness among the staff on customer service and the vital role it plays in successful business practice.

The Executive Director, Aftersales, Cosmas Jr. Maduka enthused that the company must use this Customer Service Week to re-assess how easy it is to make our customers satisfied and loyal and be willing to go the extra mile; as the ways we deal with challenges are as important for customers as the eventual outcome.

Coscharis Motors as the sole importer of BMW, Jaguar Land Rover, MG and a franchise dealer of Ford in Nigeria offers a comprehensive warranty backed by a region-wide service network responsible for the provision of world-class maintenance and parts back-up. Call or visit any of our offices to book a test drive or make further enquiries.

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It has come to our attention that Coscharis Group is purportedly running an online vacancy advertisement for recruitment to a fictitious Coscharis Mobility Airline Nigeria Limited.

Please note:

  • that Coscharis Group does not have any such subsidiary
  • would only communicate its career opportunities via its website or newspaper publications
  • should be contacted directly to confirm any such information in future

Consequently, Coscharis Group will not be responsible to anyone acting on an employment offer or other transaction not directly made or confirmed by it

Coscharis Group reserves the right to take legal action, including criminal action against such individuals/entities


Best Regards,



For Coscharis Group


Chito Ndubuisi                                                  Abiona Babarinde

Company Secretary                                        GM, Marketing and Corporate Communications

Coscharis Group                                              Coscharis Group


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Coscharis Motors Plc, the exclusive representative of the BMW brand in Nigeria has commenced the celebration of love with its customers through the Valentine Special promo for select BMW variants starting from February 12 to February 19, 2018 nationwide. The Valentine promo is intended to show its love commitment to customers and prospects alike.


We are celebrating this love season with a special price package for the BMW 435, BMW 218, BMW 6 Series and some MINI cars.


According to the General Manager, Marketing and Corporate Communications, Coscharis Group, Abiona Babarinde “ in addition to the special price package, we are further offering Free One Year Service Plan, Free Registration and free weekend demo to buyers of any BMW variant within this period”.


Similarly, we are willing to convert these fantastic offers to discounts on the cars.


Customers will still benefit the existing 2 years warranty or 60,000km whichever comes first and an optional 4 years extended warranty. This is in the continuing quest to offer buyers peace of mind and confidence that they are driving a high-quality product.


 “Our customers desire the very best love gift that epitomizes style, luxury, prestige, performance and peace of mind, we want to assure them that they can enjoy all these from our BMW variants for their driving pleasure”.




Coscharis group the Nigerian conglomerate that plays in diverse sectors of the economy like the automobile, information technology, logistics, beverages, agro – allied amongst others representing globally respected iconic brands in Nigeria has cause to celebrate ending the challenging year with recognitions in terms of various awards across their business interest.


Coscharis was recognised with the award as one of the top 50 brands in Nigeria by Top 50 Brands Nigeria based on Brand Strength Measurement and BSM index. The Ford Ranger which is now assembled at the Coscharis Motor Assembly in Nigeria also won the Auto Brand of the Year at the Marketing World Awards held in Ghana. The Nigeria Automotive Industry Awards equally awarded the Ford brand as the Auto Brand of the Year. While the organisers of the Nigeria Annual Automobile Awards recognised the Ford Explorer as the

 Nigeria Car of the Year. To cap it up was when Coscharis carted home three unique awards at the last awards night organised by the Nigeria Auto Journalist Association (NAJA) recently held at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos namely Ford Explorer as the SUV of the Year, Range Rover Vogue as the Luxury SUV of the Year and the Coscharis multi brand showroom at their group head office in Awoyaya, Lagos as the Showroom of the Year.


Commenting on all these recognitions by various bodies, an expected elated President / CEO of the Coscharis Group, Dr. Cosmas Maduka said ending an eventful and challenging business year with all these awards couldn’t have come at a better time than now in a glorious way. In his words, ”these awards while stiffly competed for, they are attestations to the organization’s drive to continually deliver value for money and remain timeless in its relevance at all times even despite all the business challenges in the year 2017 which we as an entity was able to turn to opportunities to remain the market leaders in the auto industry and new kid on the block to watch in the agro – allied sector with our Coscharis Farms already producing tons of rice for the citizenry”. He dedicated the awards to the ever loyal customers and the committed service delivery of the Coscharis team across the group.  ”This achievement is only feasible because of our loyal customers who believes in us and the entire Coscharis team’s commitment towards delivering premium products and services to continually delight our customers at all times to remain at the top”.  



Dr Maduka equally posited that the Coscharis brand across the sectors where it plays will definitely strive to double the result achieved in 2017 by the year 2018 to remain the game changer and market leader.


About Coscharis Group

Coscharis group is a Nigerian conglomerate that plays in diverse sectors of the economy like the automobile, information technology, logistics, beverages, agro – allied amongst others representing globally respected iconic brands in Nigeria


Please for further details contact:

Abiona Babarinde

General Manager, Marketing and Corporate Communications

Coscharis Group



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To excite her numerous customers, Coscharis Motors PLC, has partnered with Jumia the largest online shop in Africa to present a BlackFriday to remember.


As part of the partnership offering, Coscharis has put forward some of her vehicle brands specially to Jumia customers at heavily discounted rates. Shoppers on Jumia will also stand a chance to win a brand new Ford Figo during this Black Friday event. 

This offers runs from November 13 to December 13, 2017.  

Click here to see the vehicles on offer

Terms and conditions apply

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It is my singular honour and privilege to welcome you to this special event, which is to officially unveil our newly built Assembly Plant to you all as our media partners which is the first ever Ford Assembly Plant in Nigeria and indeed the entire Sub-Sahara Africa.

It has been a long wait from when we first announced in November 2015 that we had commenced physical structuring of the new Plant sighted on a piece of land of more than 14 Hectares within our Lekki Group head office in Lagos. Thus we are thankful to God that the day has finally come when you all shall witness the actual process of production taking place right here, in the Plant.

Indeed it is a dream come true.  Coscharis Group have been a great believer on the possibilities that lie ahead in this our great Nation and we have shown courage by the actions that we are taking in investing in the future of Nigeria.

Although we are here today, to unveil our newly built Assembly Plant for Ford brand but you are all aware of the giant steps Coscharis Group has taken in the last few years in the Agricultural Sector of our economy.

Today’s event is to showcase another initiative from our great organization, Coscharis Motors Plc, to further create value as a leading player in the automotive industry in Nigeria, in response to the clarion call of the Federal Government of Nigeria through the National Automotive Industry Development Plan (NAIDP). This is also to appreciate the confidence that the globally respected iconic brand, FORD, reposed in us as their exclusive official representative in Nigeria to roll out the very first Ford Assembly Plant in Nigeria. This milestone marks another first in the evolution of our company towards remaining timeless in its relevance.

The National Automotive Industry Development Plan aims, among other objectives, to discourage the importation of Completely Built vehicles and encourage the local manufacturing of vehicles through either Complete Knocked Down or Semi Knocked Down facilities for a start. We are aware that a few automobile companies have also initiated their process towards achieving this objective. However, at Coscharis Motors Plc, our concern and commitment to our loyal customers and stakeholders is to, as usual, set standards that other players will be judged by in the industry.

At the moment, our focus at the Plant is to rollout the Ford Ranger, which is a multipurpose mini-truck that serves well for both work and leisure. As you are all aware, Ford has a global standard for all of its products including the Ranger. Therefore, Ford’s certification of our facility and output is a confirmation that every single Ranger that rolls out of this plant is indeed “Built Ford Tough” from which we’ve rolled out over 600 units from this facility since we started operation; some of which are on display outside. But we will not rest on our oars as we are sure to wax stronger into the future with the introduction of other great Ford variants into the assembly line.

It might be news worthy to mention here that this is a capital intensive project, which also involves huge financial, technical and human resources commitment. Therefore the fact that we have ventured into it headlong underpins the level of confidence and hope we have for the future of the Nigerian automotive industry. This is to underscore the human capital opportunities that stand to be delivered in terms of employment and by extension the multiplier effect on the economic development of our dear country, Nigeria.

We have always dreamt of a Nigeria that will take its place in the global arena, a Nigeria that sits among the egalitarians in the committee of Nations, taken its rightful place in the pages of history.  Our factory is the second ever Ford manufacturing outfit in the entire African continent, outside of South Africa; something we indeed, are very proud of.  By this, Coscharis as an organization, reinforces its belief in the Nigerian project that this is the only country we have and absolutely nothing else.

So we have taken the challenge for our generation as a result of this huge investment we’ve taken as a strong believer in our dear country as an entity, we can only but demand for governmental support in terms of enabling environment vis-à-vis basic infrastructures that are required to keep the manufacturing process on and more importantly the purchase patronage of the finished products from the Plant.

Nelson Mandela once said that sometimes it falls upon a generation to be great and I say we can be that great generation but the only true way to let our greatness blossom is to dignify it via action.  It is therefore in reflection of all of these realities and celebration of the future possibilities that lies ahead, that we are gathered here today.

Once again, we are highly honoured for honoring our invitation to this special event as I invite you to join me and my team on a facility tour of this our state – of – the – art facility.

Thank you and God bless.




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LAGOS, Nigeria, DATE – In its quest to continually deliver quality aftersales service with genuine parts to its numerous loyal customers, Ford and its sole dealer in Nigeria, Coscharis Motors Plc, is giving out 10% discount on some select ford parts from now till end of September, 2017. This is in line with its commitment to safety and maintenance of its customers’ vehicles at various locations across the country.

According to Abiona Babarinde, General Manager, Marketing and Corporate Communications at Coscharis Group, “this aftersales campaign is timely and strategic to sustaining our leadership status when it comes to delivering value for money as it relates to our loyal customers.” Abiona further stated, “There is no gain-saying that the economic situation in the country has affected so many things including vehicle maintenance. This is the more reason why we have taken it upon ourselves as a customer-centric brand to give our loyal customers some relief in this challenging period. We want to excite our customers with these offerings of 10% discount on some select parts like brake, shocks, battery and service parts to cushion their expenses at this period at our various aftersales service centres and Quick Lane facilities that are now in many neighbourhoods across the country.”

To confirm the readiness of the company to the success story of this campaign, the National Parts Manager, Coscharis Motors Plc, Cyril Cruz said “we are fully stocked with all required genuine parts in all our aftersales centres which brings our service closer to you to make this campaign successful. We don’t want our customers to settle for substitutes. As has been proven again and again, counterfeit or substandard parts and lubricants may appear cheap in the beginning but in the long run, it is penny wise and pound foolish.”

Cyril maintained that substandard parts will appear to be working while they are in actual sense inflicting more damage on the vehicle. He also averred that Ford genuine parts come with manufacturer warranty and would be replaced under warranty if found to be faulty.


The programme also aims to promote the locations of the various Coscharis facilities that make up a comprehensive footprint in Nigeria, where it has 17 after-sales service centres as well as Certified Parts Wholesale Dealers (CPWD) partners and Ford-backed Quick Lane Tyre and Auto Centres.

Coscharis sees this as an ideal programme to build relationships with its Ford customers as their cars will be in safe hands. All the technicians working at the Ford dealerships are factory-trained and Ford-certified. Only genuine Ford or Motorcraft replacement parts and approved lubricants are used when servicing vehicles at Coscharis ford Service Centres. Genuine parts and approved lubricants are also available through CPWD outlets.

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CG-Eko LLP Training Academy Convocates 41 Auto Technicians Trained In Modern Automobile Repairs and Servicing


CG-Eko LLP Training Academy, a sister company to Coscharis Motors Plc, had her first convocation ceremony on Friday, August 4, 2017. The academy convocated graduands from 3 admission batches:1st batch 2013 – 2015; 2nd batch 2014 – 2016; 3rd batch 2015 – 2017.

This was made possible through the Public/Private partnership between Coscharis and the state government, resulting in the creation of the CG-Eko LLP Training Academy located in Ikeja, Lagos.

Speaking during the joint convocation ceremony at the academy, the President/CEO of Coscharis Group, Dr. Cosmas Maduka said “the main objective of the academy is to deliver value added human resources to fill the vacuum created by the dearth of professional technicians, who are supposed to drive the fast growing automotive industry sector of our economy into a bright future”.

He added that “since admitting the first set of trainees in 2013, the academy has successfully wheeled out 41 graduates till date. Majority of the graduands here today have been absorbed into our organisation, some employed by other organizations, while some have become after-sales facility entrepreneurs”.

Some members of the Management Executive Team of Coscharis Group with 2013 – 2015 batch of graduands at the Convocation Ceremony for Auto Technicians from CG – Eko Training Academy facilitated by Coscharis Group recently in Lagos.

Maduka who was represented at the ceremony by the Deputy Managing Director, Mr. Okey Nwuke also stated that “we are thankful that we were able to contribute meaningfully into your lives via the offering of this training platform and pray that God will grant you the will to put the acquired skills and training into meaning practice for the advancement of the automotive industry in particular, Nigeria at large and humanity as a whole”.

He recalled that “when Coscharis Motors Plc, one of our subsidiaries in the group was to venture into the business of selling brand new globally respected iconic vehicles, we were guided by our vision, ”to build an institution that is timeless in its relevance”.

“At that point we knew that in order to remain timeless in our relevance to the automotive industry, we needed to do more than selling new vehicles – we needed to also establish an after-sales support base which will help to keep our customers’ vehicles on the road, performing optimally at all times. Because of the dearth of qualified technicians in the industry at the time, we had to embark on hiring of expatriates from other countries to man our after-sales facilities.”

In his remarks, the Training Manager, Mr. Sunday Tanimowo who revealed that the first batch of students were admitted August 1, 2013, affirmed that “without any iota of doubt, l can boldly say to all present that the graduands have passed through series of professional hands- on theoretical and practical training in the field of automobile engineering ranging from automobile repairs, service, maintenance, troubleshooting, automobile technology, workshop practice, digital electronics, leadership, management, CRM and  product knowledge”.

According to him, “in the first batch, 18 started journey in August 2013 but only 17 completed the rigorous training; Next are the second batch graduands: 17 was admitted in August 2014, only 14 were able to complete the race; lastly, the third batch graduands:  14 started the race, only 10 sailed through the journey”.

Some members of the Management Executive Team of Coscharis Group with 2014 – 2016 batch of graduands at the Convocation Ceremony for Auto Technicians from CG – Eko Training Academy facilitated by Coscharis Group recently in Lagos.

The best graduating student who spoke on behalf of others stated that “the class of 2015 graduated 17 students and 15 were employed by Coscharis group.  These students have in their individual ways distinguished themselves in the various departments they have been assigned.

“Fourteen students graduated in 2016 and 4 were employed by the company. They too are becoming indispensable players in the after-sale department where they were assigned.

“The class of 2017 is graduating 10 students. It is my humble prayer that the management of Coscharis group do consider the exploits and impacts of those earlier employed from the academy and employ these dynamic class of 2017.

“Our amiable chairman, Dr. Cosmas Maduka is known for his big heart and accommodating nature and I plead that he stretches it a bit more to accommodate these promising young talented and skilled graduands.  To borrow the words of the late Nelson Mandela “A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination”.

Some members of the Management Executive Team of Coscharis Group with 2015 – 2017 batch of graduands at the Convocation Ceremony for Auto Technicians from CG – Eko Training Academy facilitated by Coscharis Group recently in Lagos.


The convocation ceremony, which held on Friday, August 4, 2017, was witnessed by a high powered management team from the Coscharis group led by the group Deputy Managing Director, Mr. Okey Nwuke.


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