The Managing Director, Peugeot Nigeria, Kaduna, Malam Ibrahim Boyi, on Thursday said that Peugeot France has concluded plans to make Kaduna a hub of automobile manufacturing in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Boyi made this known in Kaduna at the 2nd Kaduna Economic and Investment Summit.

He explained that the decision followed Kaduna State efforts in creating the right environment for investment, building skills and capacity as well as infrastructure.

“Kaduna State has distinguished itself as an investment destination with all the innovations, reforms being put in place not only to make businesses easy but profitable.

“Therefore, Peugeot will continue to partner with the state in attracting investment and providing job opportunities for teaming youths in the state,’’ he said.

Ministries, departments and agencies in the state had on the first day of the summit, signed ease of doing business charter to reduce bureaucratic bottlenecks in business.