In its bid to phase out the current stressful experience of going to parks ahead for bus transport booking & payment when travelling inter-state within Nigeria, DERIVE EFFICIENCY LTD (DEL), in partnership with discerning corporate transporters and other key stakeholders are set to officially launch an online booking & payment product for all bus travels, MAKEIGO.com.
MAKEIGO.com is a digital cashless booking & payment platform for all bus travels, from the stable of Derive Efficiency Ltd. The company operates from the same credible pedigree with BSMng Ltd, a company which has been into diverse value chain services in the Nigerian transportation sector for over 5years.
With this cashless booking travel platform, intending travelers have numerous options of corporate bus transporters to choose from, they prepay for their preferred seats from the comfort of their homes or offices, and be entitled to an insurance cover by simply booking their bus travel tickets on Makeigo.com. Furthermore, passengers that book on Makeigo.com enjoys discounts on tickets compared to the transport fares at the bus parks, and their online payments are secured because Makeigo.com is supported by the various systems offered by leading ICT firms and Banks in Nigeria.
Speaking to newsmen in Lagos ahead of the MAKEIGO.com formal product launch which is due in late February 2018, the Managing Director/CEO of Derive Efficiency Ltd, Mr Olumide Solarin said, “It is time for travelers in Nigeria to start experiencing and preferring convenience to the stress of physically going through vehicular traffic to bus parks, days ahead to make payments. The world has moved forward from that stressful and time-wasting task. What is more, is that the world and indeed Nigeria is going cashless, so why won’t we have cashless be more popular in bus travel booking & payment in Nigeria? MAKEIGO.com has simply come to the rescue for travelers, and on its platform, travel tickets are even cheaper than the prices they get at the bus parks”
Mr Solarin said further, “Since MAKEIGO.com is in partnership with credible transport companies, and the partnership is growing daily, an intending traveler only needs to log onto MAKEIGO.com. There, he or she will see the journey schedules of popular bus companies that are already registered on MAKEIGO.com. Intending travelers make their choice of the bus company and preferred time schedules, just click & pay. It’s that simple & smart, and that’s all without any stress.”
The MAKEIGO.com helmsman further said that the MAKEIGO App can also be downloaded from play store on Android devices, while payment through USSD codes is also an option for those travelers without internet. At the product launch, MAKEIGO.com will showcase how easy it is to book & pay for bus travels to any destination in Nigeria without the stress of physically showing up at the parks. It is worthy of note that travelers can choose from the options of several corporate transporters that have enlisted on the MAKEIGO.com platform for their travels.
Some of the transporters already enlisted on MAKEIGO.com, who will also be present at the product launch event include Chisco Transport, A2B Transport, E.Ekeson, and among others. Similarly, several dignitaries from the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) and The Ministry of Transport, Lagos State, banking & insurance firms like Sovereign Trust Insurance, Cornerstone Insurance, GTB, and many transport enthusiasts are among several persons billed to participate at the launch event.