Ride-hailing start-up, SafeBoda Nigeria has partnered with the Oyo State arm of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to serve as a recognized means of transportation for corps members in and around Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria.
SafeBoda, a ride-hailing and consumer services start-up that started operations in Kampala, Uganda 6 years ago, launched in Ibadan on the 2nd of March, 2020 and has revamped the okada (motorbike) industry by putting safe, tested, and trusted okadas on the roads to curb insecurity, boost convenience and make lives easy for okada riders and passengers alike.
While presenting some donations to the NYSC in Oyo State, Olumide Akinsola, Head of Marketing for SafeBoda Nigeria said that this is a partnership that will last for a long time as SafeBoda is an organization that is given to creating sustainable partnerships wherever they operate.
Akinsola further highlighted that the company would be involved in the activities of the NYSC in Oyo State, and will take the chance to organize training sessions, capacity development seminars as well as hands-on mentorship and impartation of the young people during their stay in Oyo State in service of their fatherland.
Receiving the donations on behalf of the NYSC, the State Coordinator, Mrs Grace Ogbuogebe, thanked the officials of SafeBoda for the kind gesture and urged other corporate entities to emulate SafeBoda in creating sustainable partnerships that help to add value to the lives of young people in Oyo State.
The Head of the Press and Public Relations of the NYSC, Mrs Christy Olatoye, also expressed the same sentiments and thanked the SafeBoda management for taking this initiative at a time such as this.