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Fake Spare Parts: Chimlin alerts consumers

By Fred Okopie
Chimlim Technical  Limited, marketer of automobile parts in Nigeria  has alerted the public of the existence of fake and adulterated spare parts in the market.

Mr. Ukadike Chukwumezie, Business Director, of the company while listing the products said that the ones mostly affected include: Pistons, piston rings, sleeves, gaskets, filters, seals and chasis and distributing parts, his words, our  mission is to reach out to technicians, the mechanics and the turners, as well as the end users and educate them on the high economic loss that will befall Nigeria through the consumption of the fake and low quality spare parts.”

“Our objective is to grow respectable Nigeerian brands of automotive spare parts and to change the attitude of the consumers about brands of spare parts and the quality, and to reveal to them that they have been paying so much to the original equipment manufacturing quality parts, which are the same thing our company is offering to Nigerians, and also the best world over.”

Chukwumezie said that  spare parts consumers in Nigerians are blindfolded about the products and brands issues of address on the package or country of origin.

“We shall be pleased to reveal to Nigerians that the products that they think are from USA, Germany or England have only the business registered in such countries but that the products and materials actually emanated from Asia.”
He warned those faking its products to stop or face legal action.“We have resolved  to decisively follow up on prosecuting any one we may find involving in our business illegally.”


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