Mrs. Monica Nsiah Nketiah (right), wife of Nana Gabby Nsiah Nketiah (Middle) cutting tape for the opening of the depot with support from Chang Seok Hong (left)
A GHANAIAN automobile battery dealers, GANIVA Battery Centre has partnered its South Korean counterpart, Sangsin to outdoor a vehicle brake pad depot where Sangsin brake pad dubbed: “HI-Q Brake PAD” will be traded on the Ghanaian market.
The brake pads depot located along the Jones Nelson Avenue at Adabraka, Accra close to the African University College of Communications, is expected to provide a stop shop high quality brake pads for every class of vehicle in Ghana.
Speaking at the launch of the depot on Monday, Nana Gabby Nsiah Nketiah, Chief Executive Officer of GANIVA who doubles as the Simpahene of Duayaw Nkwanta Traditional Area of the Brong Ahafo Region, gave the assurance that the introduction of HI-Q Brake PAD onto the local market will help reduce vehicular crashes linked to brake failures.
Commenting on the quality of the HI-Q Brake PAD, the CEO intimated that “Sangsin brake made in South Korea is versatile, strong, durable,” he said, adding that the opening of the depot is the first step towards the establishment of Sangsin factory in Ghana to serve the African sub-region.
According to him, “Sangsin brakes applies most modern scientific techniques and durable materials that as soon as the brakes are applied, the vehicle stops dead.”
Director-General of Korean Trade Investment Promotion, Ghana, Chang Seok Hong, in a brief remarks at the launch, praised the bilateral trade relationship between Ghana and South Korea.
He said since 1977 when Ghana and Korea established trade relations, there have been increase in business activities between the two states, hoping to see more Korean-Ghana trade partnerships.
BY Melvin Tarlue