Adapting to local conditions, transport apps are enabling Nigerian users to cut through gridlocks while creating massive jobs on a driver-partner scheme.
One year ago, Nigeria’s Emmanuel Akpan became a driver for Taxify, a ride-sharing app that connects drivers with customers who want a ride. In that time, he says he has seen his monthly salary nearly double. The 44-year-old driver makes about 16 trips per day.
“The experience has been good, especially compared with other taxis,” he says. “There’s more money, and the clientele has more trust in you.”
Taxify is aggressively expanding its African footprint. In addition to its presence in Lagos, and Abuja it is present in over six African cities and Over 30 cities across Europe, the Middle East and Central America.
Our particularly inspiring story of the Taxify revolution in the country is that of Ayo Johnson.
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