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Grand new Toyota dealership for Indongo Group in Ongwediva

Grand new Toyota dealership for Indongo Group in Ongwediva

Dr Frans Aupa Indongo and Honourable Clemens Kashuupulwa, the Governor of the Oshana Region, had the pleasure last week to unveil the inauguration plaque at Indongo Toyota’s brand new showroom and workshop in Ongwediva. This is the Indongo Group’s fifth vehicle dealership in Namibia.

Unveiling of the Ongwediva dealership followed only a day after Indongo Toyota inaugurated its upgraded dealership in Otjiwarongo where the Governor of the Otjozondjupa Region, Honourable Otto Ipinge, said “Tonight we are very delighted to witness the rolling out of the very popular national brand, Indongo Toyota, to our region and to our growth hub, Otjiwarongo. This is another demonstration of business expansion, which is necessary to stimulate local economic growth.”

At the Ongwediva launch, Oshana Governor, Hon Kashuupulwa, said “We admire your courage, vision and resilience to continue with significant investments while the economic growth is slow and others wait for better times. This investment brings hope and prosperity to Oshana Region for it is a green fields [project] and a brand new investment.”

The Senior Vice President of Toyota South Africa, Mr Calvyn Hamman, expressed his sincere pleasure at being present at the opening of this Toyota dealership in the north, serving the people of the north and owned by a northern-born Namibian. He added that as an expert in automotive dealerships around the globe, he rated Indongo Toyota Ongwediva as a world class facility, challenging the management to ensure that the dealership is developed into the “Best Business in Town”.

Dr Indongo attended the event with Mr Kobus van Graan, the Chief Executive of the Frans Indongo Group who delivered his address in English while his daughter, Hileni Indongo, recited the Oshivambo version.

The Indongo Toyota Ongwediva dealerships constitutes a N$45 million investment by the group.



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