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OLX celebrates 4th anniversary, launches new office

22 August 2016, 21:46

Lagos - Nigeria’s number one online classified, OLX.com.ng, commissioned their new head office in Ilupeju, Lagos as they celebrated four successful years in the country.

Speaking to the media at the anniversary celebration, the Country Manager, Lola Masha stated that “we have come a long way from when we started and have grown both in staff size and users with over a million sellers on the platform.”

Masha added that “although we are excited that we are still number one in the country, we are not resting on our oars. We are constantly innovating our product to meet our users’ needs. Recently, we launched ‘Do It For Me’ (D.I.F.M.), a premium service where verified OLX Champs who are sales experts manage the posting, negotiating, buying and selling of items on the site.

“D.I.F.M is convenient, will keep our users safe and help buyers and sellers close deals quickly.”

Also read: OLX wins best Classified Advert Website award

Congratulating the team on four successful years, Assistant Director, ICT, Lagos State Government Mr. Adeyinka Sorungbe who is the representative of Lagos State Commissioner for Science and Technology, Mr. Olufemi Odubiyi commended OLX Nigeria for its tenacity in weathering the storm and playing a frontline role in creating jobs for youths and using technology to help Lagosians buy and sell conveniently.

OLX is the world’s leading classifieds platform in growth markets and is available in more than 45 countries and over 50 languages. OLX connects local people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services by making it fast and easy for anyone to post an ad through the mobile app. Every month, hundreds of millions of people in local markets around the world use OLX’s online marketplace to buy and sell a wide range of products, including vehicles, electronics, phones and much more.

News24 reported that OLX partnered with TechCabal.com; Nigeria’s largest tech blog focused on promoting conversations around technology, mobile and internet in Africa in a product masterclass for developers themed “Building products that will be useful to people”.

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- News24 Nigeria

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