The biography of Oluwatobi Ajayi Joshua is one which every Nigerian and African should know of, he is the youngest entrepreneur to own an indigenous automobile manufacturing company in Nigeria.
Recently, we have been having an upsurge in the way young Nigerians invest in the country and with the help of the government promoting citizens to patronize made in Nigeria product. Though the environment isn’t friendly enough for investors and business owners but if we don’t help ourselves who will?
With the likes of Ade Ogundeyin the CEO of Proforce Armoured Vehicle, Innocent Chukwuma Nwala the owner and CEO of Innoson Vehicle and also Allen Ifechukwu Onyema the CEO of Air Peace Nigeria and also Ajayi Oluwatobi Joshua CEO of Nord Automobiles Nigerians are beginning to get things right.
We have those that are proud of their country and ready to put in their best so as to be an employer of labor and at the same time contributing to the economy of Nigeria, these positive-minded people should be encouraged and should be given accolades.
This prompted us at RichUpdates to show the world what Nigerians can do, what Africans can do and what quality the Africans are made of. Join us as we show you the profile of Ajayi Oluwatobi CEO Nord Automobile, meet Ajayi Joshua Oluwatobi the MD/CEO of NORD Motions.
Biography of Ajayi Oluwatobi Joshua
Ajayi Joshua Oluwatobi (born 1988) is the Managing Director and CEO of Jetvan Automobiles Limited and also the Chairman and CEO of Nord Automobiles Limited. Ajayi Joshua Oluwatobi is a native of Ogun State (Abeokuta), he is the firstborn of his family.
It is worthy to know that Ajayi Joshua Oluwatobi didn’t just dabble into the automobile business as RichUpdates got to know that Oluwatobi Ajayi’s father was a car dealer and the sole owner of Squadron Motors even before Tobi was born, he deals in Mercedes and Peugeot brands, this is one of the inspirations Ajayi Oluwatobi and also his love for Mercedes Benz was able to spur him to start a path with automobile productions. As a firstborn, Oluwatobi has many responsibilities and loads on his shoulder as he will not like to fail his younger ones and this made him sit tight and focus more on life, taking life as serious as he should and this has really helped him make his dream a reality and this is worthy of emulation.
Ajayi Oluwatobi Joshua Education
Oluwatobi Ajayi attended military schools all through his primary and secondary level; the Nigerian Navy Primary School and also the Nigerian Navy Secondary School, He had his tertiary education where he studied Soil Sciences and Farm Mechanization from Olabisi Onabajo University Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, In 2019 he had his Masters degree in Business Administration at the prestigious Lagos Business School.
Ajayi Oluwatobi Joshua Career
Oluwatobi Ajayi wants to change the narratives about Africa to make the world know that Africa can impact the world and do something great even with collaboration from other partners from every other country, this is where his career really started.
Ajayi Joshua Oluwatobi started his journey to greatness during his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) program where he served at West Associate Limited, Mercedes Benz Nigeria where he garnered so many skills and knowledge.
He got retained and confirmed as a full staff at Mercedes Benz Nigeria after his NYSC program, he was placed in the Mercedes-Benz Van division where he was responsible for and oversees the Nigerian branch division where much sales were experienced during his time there with hundreds of units sales within two years unlike before where few units are being sold, he recorded great success with Mercedes Benz Nigeria and was well trusted and loved by the firm staffs.
In 2014 he had an opportunity to start up by being an authorized dealer of the Mercedes Benz van division and with his smart thinking ability, he came up with different strategies and he got approved to be an authorized dealer of Mercedes Benz Van starting sales with Jet Van.
After selling the Jet Vans the idea to start a truly Nigerian Automobile brand so as to expand his coast and to be an indigenous automobile company producer in Nigeria came up. Leveraging on his contacts and opportunities available to him, Ajayi Oluwatobi Joshua got few nods to the idea as most people he seeks advice from concerning this didn’t agree with his idea, he then resigned from Mercedes-Benz and moved out of the country to get some partners, these great minds came to Nigeria and started assembling vehicles and that is where the name NORD came into light.
The word “Nord” is an old word (more than 3000 years old) that means upward movement, positivity, north, and good feeling, this alone explains what to expect from NORD Motions. According to Ajayi Oluwatobi Joshua, “the name was actually formed before I knew about its amazing meaning,” “How I formed the name is a story for another day”.
NORD Motion with the collaboration of Ajayi Oluwatobi partners was able to produce different designs of vehicles of all segments ranging from commercial vehicles (bus, trucks, pick-ups) and passengers vehicles segments with standard quality more durable for African roads and even international.
Nord Automobiles is one of the first Nigerian automobile brands and Africa’s premier automobile corporation that provides world-class quality vehicles with world-class warranties to all their vehicles with service stations nationwide and at a lower and affordable price, this is the true Indigenous company Nigerians and Africans crave for which is the uniqueness of the brand among other indigenous automobile producers in Nigeria and Africa at large.
Here are the various social platforms where you can find this great icon, see Ajayi Oluwatobi Contacts; Instagram handle @jomamit, Twitter handle @jomamit_ Facebook: facebook.com/ajayi.j.tobi.
Ajayi Oluwatobi Joshua Awards
Oluwatobi Ajayi has many awards to his name and he gets recognition everyday as most websites and media platforms are now producing content based on his achievements and success in the automobile industry.
Ajayi Oluwatobi was listed by Forbes as one of the most promising young entrepreneurs in Africa for 2018 and he is one of the most influential people in the Nigerian Auto Industry.
What About Nord Automobiles?
NORD Automobiles is an indigenous company that manufactures vehicles in Nigeria with its head office at Plot 14, Adebisi Ogunniyi Crescent, Ikate, Lekki, Lagos Nigeria. Nord Vehicles are built for ruggedness, speed, agility, toughness with elegant designs that could be customized to your taste.
The company has many designs in their showrooms all around the nation and even for a quick view, the Nord Automobiles official website has more than enough details for you.
Nord Vehicle Models
We have provided you with details on Nord products as they are the best to go for, without exaggerating, Nord vehicles are stronger than most western produced vehicles so if you want the best in terms of durability and slick design then you will want to patronize the models below.
This was first produced in 2019-10-31 and comes with a 174 horsepower engine. It is a car built with safety and style in mind. The Nord A3 offers you an impressive interior and exterior with quality engines and transmission for safety, cost-effectiveness, comfort, class, elegance, and reliability.
Nord A5 is a product of Nord Automobile, it was first produced in 2019-10-31 and just like the Nord A, it has 174 horsepower. Nord A5 is a stylish and reliable car for people that have a good taste for quality. You can always trust the Q5 for its performance, safety and reliability. Carefully crafted with style, great interior and with high-quality parts. A5 provides you with the safety, comfort and driving experience no other car in its class offers.
Nord Max is yet another Nord product with 174 horsepower, it was first produced in 2019-10-31 and built with power and agility in mind. Strong and built to own the road. Armed with the confidence needed to take on any task be it smooth or rugged. With its high-quality interior and space, it is guaranteed to run on the toughest terrain.
Nord Yarn is a beautiful looking family vehicle firstly produced in 2019-10-31, it has 174 horsepower. Elegance, comfort and versatility is what you get with the Nord Yarn. It offers you and your family, friends and acquaintances a home on the road. The Nord yarn is the epitome of a family vehicle, its high-performance engines, ergonomically designed interior and flexible seating arrangement means it can be used for business meetings, informal gatherings and discussions, picnics, camper for athletes and many more. The Nord Yarn can be modified to become the most luxurious space in your universe. It can also be individually built to suit virtually any desire, just contact Nord Automobile to get it done.
This is one of the best of its kind, Nord Flit is a hummer bus-like vehicle that will blow your mind. Nord Flit is trong, reliable and safe. Nord Flit is the best choice for a comfortable ride. Quality, reliability and durability ensure you get the best on the road and in your Garage. Nord Flit offers safety and dependability. Comes with 174 horsepower and was first produced in 2019.
Magnificently powerful, strong and gallant truck, suitable for African roads and it offers a complete package, it is strong, powerful, tough for bad roads, all-wheel drive with significant higher ground clearance. This comes with a 147 horsepower and first produced in 2019-10-31.
This is the top choice of commercial transport companies, Nord lasgi has been designed to meet the needs in intercity and long-distance trips. The high-quality materials and parts makes the Lasgi a highly durable, safe and comfortable bus that provides a superior level of comfort, enjoyable drive and ride experience to both the driver and passengers.
With the collections above it is certain you can’t make a wrong move, they are all made in Nigeria by Nigerians, quality is assured.
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Much is expected of Nigerian youths, with someone like Ajayi Joshua Oluwatobi and other entrepreneurs we have in Nigeria, the future of this nation is bright and this will place Africa at large on a new dimension and also to compete with internationally produced stuff.