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New Ride-Hailing Service Launched In Oyo State Capital


A new ride Hailing service ‘AFRICAR’ was launched by Governor ‘Seyi Makinde and the Minister of Industry, Trades and Investment, H.E. Adeniyi Adebayo on Thursday, 4th August, 2022 at a well-attended ceremonyy in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, with over One-Hundred and Fifteen vehicles.

At the event, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State appreciated AFRICAR, noting that choosing Ibadan as its first base in ride-hailing service, attests to the business-friendly atmosphere for investors, made possible by his administration and is in line with his administration’s goal to invite new investors into the State.

Governor Makinde, through his Chief of Staff, Mr. Segun Ogunwuyi, also said he is glad to witness another display of his administration’s commitment to make life comfortable for residents of the State.

I am very delighted to be at the event of today which is a further demonstration of our administration’s commitment to making life comfortable for our people and thereby improving the socio-economic activities of the citizenry and the state at large”, he said.

Noting that transportation is evidently important for economic activity and social life in a state, the Governor added that the current economic status of Oyo State is due to many factors, chief among these factors is the development and continuous improvement of our public transport system.

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