With more than 1.5 million deliveries for 30,000 merchants in Nigeria's commercial hub, Lagos, Gokada intends to replicate its success in Ibadan, Oyo state.
Increase in online shopping spiked the demand for logistics services in Nigeria. I compared four logitech apps to find the best.
The Super App launch comes as Gokada crosses >US$100 million in annualized transaction value, having completed >1 million food delivery and eCommerce orders on behalf of over 30,000 merchants in the last 12 months alone.
Following the demise of Fahim Saleh in 2020, Gokada has appointed Nikhil Goel as its new CEO.
The Gokada lay-off was imminent, whether or not Lagos State Government banned bikes.
The Lagos State Government has said the reason Gokada, Oride, MAXOkada and other bike-hailing startups are affected by the ban on tricycles and bikes is because they are part of the problem
The Lagos State Government has announced the ban of tricycles (AKA "Keke NAPEP" or "Maruwa") and motorbikes (AKA Okada), including ORide, Gokada and MAXOkada. But by the book, there is a wiggle room for bike-hailing startups to negotiate the sanction.
Effective from Saturday, February 1, 2020, tricycles and motorbikes are restricted from operating in six local government areas, nine local council development areas, 10 major highways and 40 bridges across Lagos State—the commercial capital of Nigeria.
Kayode Adegbola ends six months stint at Gokada to start his own venture, Golborne Road Advisory.