Abuja – Uber, the multinational online
transportation network, has launched in Abuja with the belief it would address
The Nigerian capital city is the 400th city to in Uber’s
growing global network.
Officials said with the launch of Uber, Abuja joins the
list of smart transportation hubs in Africa.
“We’re really excited to be launch Uber in Abuja. Uber
gives the people of Abuja an affordable, easy and flexible choice to move
around the city safely and reliably,” said Ebi Atawodi, local General Manager
“For those who don’t know, Uber moves around millions of
global citizens every day offering affordable and reliable rides at the touch
of a button.
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By offering a friendly and reliable complement to
existing transport options, we can help improve urban mobility in Abuja, reduce
traffic congestion and the environmental impact of vehicles at the same time.”
Atawodi described Uber as part of a broader evolution in
transportation and a new and exciting platform that was changing the way people
travel and shaping the future of cities across the world.
“Abuja is a progressive, forward-thinking city that has a
need for safe, reliable and efficient transportation and we are so excited to
be launching here.”
Uber is headquartered in the United States.
Its innovative platform connects drivers with
riders in real time, at the touch of a button.
- CAJ News