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Why you won’t almost certainly use Gokada for the following two weeks

Gokada, a well known motorbike hailing administration in Lagos has closed down for the following two weeks.

In a Medium post distributed by its CEO, Fahim Saleh, he uncovered that all Gokada pilots will be off the street and the application will be briefly inaccessible beginning from today, Wednesday, August fourteenth, 2019.

As indicated by the post, the fourteen day shut down of activities is because of Saleh’s own understanding on an ongoing excursion.

The CEO portrayed his experience when he requested a Gokada ride from Victoria Island so as to beat the traffic to Third Mainland Bridge.

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He clarified that the voyage took longer than evaluated by Google Maps since his biker did not utilize the guide productively.

Accordingly, the organization will experience a redesign which will guarantee that drivers are retrained in client administration, cleanliness, driving, route use, among other new advantages for bikers and riders. Fahim additionally included that Lagosians ought to expect fresh out of the box new bicycles and new Bluetooth protective caps.

Fahim’s declaration is coming around a quarter of a year after the organization reported the previous prime supporter of Jobberman, Ayodeji Adewunmi as its Co-CEO and a $5.3 million Series A financing round in May.

The financing round was driven by Rise Capital where Ayodeji likewise assumes the job of Managing Director for Africa.

It gives the idea that Gokada may utilize the assets raised to fuel it’s new activity.

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