By Prince Osuagwu
Ride hailing apps like Uber, Taxify, among others, must now have to continually look behind their shoulders as a Nigeria ride hailing app, Carxie makes its way into the system.
The app which unveiled recently boasts of having hundreds of cab owners and commuters in Nigeria downloading it Claiming stoutly that the indigenous app will upset the status-quo, Operations Director, Dukan Group, parent company of CarXie, Mr. Chinedu Amadi, said expectations are high from the general public who already see a successful Nigerian enterprise driven by the urge to surpass international standards.
He described the response of Nigerians to CarXie as magnificent. He revealed that within a week of the launch that over 500 persons have downloaded the CarXie App, in addition to the too many messages and prayers that he is receiving in support of the project. He noted that CarXie has hit the ground running and commuters are already expressing deep satisfaction with the service being rendered.
Amadi also expressed fulfillment that CarXie is already delivering on its projection to provide employment for 36,000 Nigerians in the next five years. He said CarXie was designed to bring comfort, safety, and timeliness to the transport sector in Nigeria through well-defined processes to both the cab and the driver while properly establishing the identity of the rider.
He remarked: “Employment is generated through three levels of supervisory partnerships embedded in the CarXie design – the Executive, State, and Regional. Each level of partnership, according to him, has responsibilities and remunerations that add value to the riding experience. Riders can board confidently – expecting an accident-free trip; there is a zero possibility of theft or kidnapping; schedules are met without hiccups.