We salute you for your genius, deployed in the-service of base-of-the-pyramid-demographics, worldwide. Bravo, and kudos to you, for the amazing all-terrain-mobility-star-vehicle, which your team designed - the fantastic Ox.
Gentlemen, it strikes me that the Global Vehicle Trust, which you lead so effectively, could finally find the perfect environment it needs to start manufacturing the unique and marvelous all-terrain vehicle that will help resolve an African mobility-conundrum.
We are firm in our belief the Ox could suddenly transform rural economies right across the continent, which is now a common market of some 1.3 billion people and is expected to reach a combined GDP of $29 trillion by 2050.
My native Ghana, which hosts the secretariat of the African Common Market, now hosts a slew of vehicle assembly plants, including the latest from Europe, Volkswagen Ghana.
Nissan too is preparing to open an assembly plant here too. Ghana is the perfect base for your first assembly plant, to enable you launch the Ox, onto mobility markets, worldwide. Cool.
One humbly therefore suggests that you contact the British High Commission, in Accra, for the needed country-risk-intelligence, which will enable you to do effect due-diligence, on potential local partners.
Personally, I believe that by targeting a distressed local passenger bus coachbuilder, Neoplan Ghana Limited, you could speed up your development plans, and kill two birds with one stone - offer a skilled workforce a second chance to manufacture/assemble fantastic vehicles, and give their company the needed world-class management it so desperately needs. Cool.
Above all, the Ghana Exim Bank, and those who manage our country's insurance and pension funds, will be happy to fund your Ghanaian venture as long-haul-impact-investment partners, who see a good and solid investment with the assured ability to provide future returns on their invrsted capital, when they spot one.
As it happens, the present regime is pro-business, and quite keen to transform rural Ghana, into a prosperous part of our aspirational and stable society - that is bound to become one of the most prosperous nations anywhere on the surface of the planet Earth, in the fullness of time.
Finally, there are two people you ought to get in touch with in your venture into Ghana: our Vice President, Dr. Mahammudu Bawumia, whom you can reach through the British High Commission in Ghana, and the brilliant Ghanaian inventor, the merchant navy officer, chief engineer Raphael Afordoanyi (WhatsApp:+233 26 974 6270), the genous-inventor, who could help you transform Neoplan Ghana Limited in spectacular fashion, into a world-class African HQ for the godsent-Ox, and EV passenger bus manufacturer. No question. Cool.
Thanks - and good luck!