NIGERIA LAUNCHES INDIGENOUS MOBILE APP TO SUPPORT THOUSANDS OF YOUTH, PROMOTE EMPOWERMENT
By Godson Ikpontu
In Nigeria few days ago, the most anticipated NAIRAXI Mobile Application, designed to empower over 20,000youths annually, provide opportunities and create a paradigm shift in its services of providing mobile transportation, logistics, ride-hailing and on-demand services, has been officially launched in FCTThe Indigenous NAIRAXI Technology was launched at the Nigerian National Merit House, 22 Aguiyi Ironsi St, Maitama Abuja.
The colourful launching Ceremony of NAIRAXI Mobile technology recorded the distinguished presence of reputable Personalities, key Stakeholders in the transport industry, Public office holders, potential investors and Special GuestsSome of the distinguished Personalities at the event includes Senator Shehu Sani, HE Abdullaziz Yari, the Former Governor of Zamfara state who was well represented, HE Farida Wada, HonIbrahim Umar, HonIbrahim Shehu Gusau, HonAminu Musa Koko, HonSani Mohammed, MrsAngela Keyede, Representing the Perm-Secof Ministry of Transport, EngrStephen Igbinosa, President of Beinin Community Association and Comrade Shehu Shugaban, President of Abuja Painted Taxi.
Other notable individuals and national institutions included the Directorate of Road Traffic Services(VIO), who was represented MrDurojaiye E.B, Corps Commander Abiodun Akinlade, Representating Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC), Spokesperson to Rt HonYakubu Dogara, MrsAkinkumi Y.O, Representing the DG of National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion(NOTAP), MrAhmad Tijjani Abubakar, UNOPS Zaria, Musa Ismailia Olanrewaju David, Head of Trade and Investment Handcraft, DrTolulola Bayode, EngrMohammed Bawa, AlhIbrahim Maye, a Rtd PermSec., MrOyemuta Albert, MD Mutalis Nigeria Limited, AlhAbubakar Mohammed from PPPRA, amongst other special Guests of honour.
The well attended launch ceremony of NAIRAXI mobile application commenced with a welcome address and thereafter a keynote speech the Representative of Zamfara state Governor, who commended the indigenous creativity of the innovative empowerment initiative in Nigeria and for NigeriansHe emphasized on technology and youth empowerment, as a vehicle for sustainable development In Nigeria and assured the agency of HE Abdullaziz Yari’s commitment in promoting the sustainability of NAIRAXI Technology in Nigeria.
The major highlight of the event was the colourful and luminated unvieling of the NAIRAXI mobile technology Senator Sani Shehu, alongside the CEO and CFO of NAIRAXI, MrKingsley Eze and MsElizabeth Omale respectivelyThey where joined on stage other distinguished and special guests, including the President of Abuja Painted Taxi, Representative of Zamfara state Governor, amongst others.
Speaking during the Launch ceremony, the CEO of NAIRAXI, MrKingsley Eze took the audience through a practical presentation on the customer friendly interfaces of the ride-hailing, mobile transportation, logistics, and on-demand service provider application, as he stressed on the ease of accessibility for usersHe therefore spoke on the extensive opportunities which the NAIRAXI application had been designed to create, especially for youth empowerment, which will eventually translate to huge economic advancement in NigeriaHe then encouraged Nigerians to key into supporting the indigenous innovation so as to improve our lives and the entire economy of the country.