FUEL retailing in Nigeria is taking a turn for the better as OVH Energy Marketing is partnering Interswitch, EVSL, Forte Oil and Rainoil to develop FuelVoucher. The partnership was sealed recently in Lagos.
Speaking at the ceremony, acting Chief Executive Officer, CEO, OVH Energy Marketing, Mrs. Olaposi Williams, stated that “as a customer-focused organization, we are excited about this initiative as we are constantly seeking new opportunities to provide innovative solutions that offer convenience, flexibility and security for our consumers.
“With the FuelVoucher, our consumers can make purchases with ease at key Oando filling stations nationwide”, she added.
Also speaking, Interswitch’s Divisional CEO for Industry Vertical Markets, Chinyere Don-Okhuofu, explained the rationale driving Interswitch’s partnership with FuelVoucher, as well as the tremendous potential for accelerating distribution of the service offered by the alignment with two of the leading downstream marketing organization is Nigeria.
According to her, “As a business focused on providing products and services that are highly tailored to the African market, Interswitch has partnered with EVSL to launch this initiative in line with our desire to develop innovative payment products and services, facilitate transactions and strengthen the CBN cashless initiative. Following this alliance, FuelVoucher’s online and mobile fuel purchasing systems have been integrated with PoS terminals deployed by Interswitch to service stations across the country.
Also speaking, CEO of EVSL said “This initiative will allow consumers to make payments for petroleum products on all Interswitch payment channels including Quickteller, ATMs and Mobile, and vouchers can be redeemed at every petrol station with the Interswitch PoS. As a result, anybody can easily buy fuel, gas or kerosene on-the-go via the FuelVoucher mobile app at any time of the day and FuelVouchers can be remotely sent to friends, family, domestic staff or drivers with ease”.